Weidao GB28: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Weidao is the coinciding point of the gallbladder meridian and the Belt Vessel (Daimai), which encircle and restrains all the meridians.
Weidao-GB28

Nomenclature:

Wei: maintain Dao: passage
Weidao is the coinciding point of the gallbladder meridian and the Belt Vessel (Daimai), which encircle and restrains all the meridians.
Point: GB28
Chinese Name: 維道
Name: Weidao
English Name/Meaning: Linking Path
Pinyin: wéi dào
Han Geul 한글: yu do 유도
Romaji: yui dō
Vietnamese: Duy đạo

Location:

Anterior and inferior to the anterior superior iliac spine, 0.5 cun anterior and inferior to Wushu (GB27).

Functions of weidao:

  • Regulates Daimai and uterus.
  • Regulates Liver qi.
  • Strengthens lower back and invigorates kidney.
  • Regulates dampness in the lower burner.

Indications:

  • Reproductive disorders: leucorrhoea, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, hernia.
  • Urinary problems: Burning micturition, painful urination.
  • Local problems: Lower back pain, hypochondriac pain, constipation.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Meeting point of Gallbladder and Daimai.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.

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