Governing Vessel

Governing Vessel

in acupuncture one of the two major extra meridian vessels. Called also Du. The other is the Conception Vessel.
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This article highlights key aspects relating to the clinical treatment of brain disorders as described in Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic), and includes a summary of clinical research showing the close relationship between tender points along the Governing vessel and brain dysfunction.
In addition to regulations governing vessel design, equipment, maintenance and operating standards, APC and CSX also asked Card to reaffirm and clarify requirements for the use of privately owned U.
The key meridians, used by acupuncturists to stimulate the flow of qi, included the lung, large intestine, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, urinary bladder, kidney, heart governor, triple heater, gallbladder, liver, conception and governing vessels.