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DU-20 (Bai Hui) Hundred Convergences

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)
  • Point of the Sea Of Marrow, Meeting Point of the Governing Vessel with the Bladder, Gallbladder, Sanjiao and Liver Channels

Actions:

  • Pacifies wind and subdues yang
  • Raises yang and counters prolapse
  • Benefits the head and sense organs
  • Nourishes the sea of marrow
  • Benefits the brain and calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Headache, vertigo, tinnitus, nasal obstruction, aphasia by apoplexy, coma, mental disorders, prolapse of the rectum and the uterus.

Location

CAM:
  • On the midline of the head, 5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline, approximately on the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of both ears.
AMOA:
  • At the vertex on the midline, in the depression 5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline and 7 cun superior to the posterior hairline. This point may also be measured as 8 cun posterior to the glabella and 6 cun superior to the external occipital protuberance.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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