Wushu GB27: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

The number 5 is a middle number and Shaoyang governs the pivot between and the interior  of the body. Wushu is in a vital place in the middle of the body.
Wushu-GB27

Nomenclature:

Wu: five Shu:pivot
The number 5 is a middle number and Shaoyang governs the pivot between and the interior of the body. Wushu is in a vital place in the middle of the body.
Point: GB27
Chinese Name: 五枢
Name: Wushu
English Name/Meaning: Five Pivots
Pinyin: wǔ shū
Han Geul 한글: o chu 오추
Romaji: gō sū
Vietnamese: Ngũ khu

Location:

In the lateral side of the abdomen, anterior to the superior iliac spine, 3 cun below the level of the umbilicus.
OR,
In the depression just anterior to the anterior superior iliac spine, approximately level with RN4 (3 cun below the umbilicus).

Functions of Wushu:

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

Indications:

  • Reproductive disorders: leucorrhoea, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, hernia, burning micturition.
  • 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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