Tao: moulding Dao: pathway
The Qi of the Zang-fu organs gathers on the Governor Vessel and ascends along this way so named as taodao.
Chinese Name: 陶道
Pinyin: táo dào
English Name/Meaning: Way of the Pot
Han Geul 한글: do do 도도
Romaji: tō dō?
Below the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra.
- Dispels external pathogenic factors.
- Clears lung heat.
- Regulates shaoyang stage.
- Cools heat and calms the spirit.
Stiffness of back, headache, malaria, febrile disease, sore throat, poor memory.
Puncture obliquely 0.5 to 1 cun.
- Meeting point with the BL channel.
- Main point for malaria and febrile disease.
The spinal canal lies between 1.25 and 1.75 cun deep to the skin surface, varying according to body build.