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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Using only a simple roll-on to stimulate 12 specific points on the body, it will affect the functions of kidney, conception vessels, bladder, heart, large intestine, and governing vessel leading to an average increase in DHEA of 60%.
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.
They also have two special meridians, the Conception Vessel and the Governing Vessel, which are unpaired single meridians that do not connect to specific organs.
The Governing Vessel also begins near the base of the tail and runs the length of the dog's body along the dorsal midline (closest to the back), ending at a point between the upper lip and gums.
Governing Vessel 26 (GV 26), Middle of Man (Dog), promotes resuscitation and consciousness and is often used during a seizure and for traumatic emergencies especially when there is a loss of consciousness.
The following acupressure points (also called "acupoints") can be used to calm the spirit by relieving anxiety, stress, and worry while also addressing behavior problems and hyperactivity: Conception Vessel 14 (CV14), Governing Vessel 20 (GV 20), and Heart 7 (HT 7).
Governing Vessel 14 is known to calm the spirit and clear the mind.
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.

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