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Lung Channel Lg. Intestine Channel Stomach Channel Spleen Channel Heart Channel Small Intestine Bladder Channel Kidney Channel Pericardium Channel San Jiao Channel Gall Bladder Channel Liver Channel Ren Mai (Conception) Du Mai (Governing) The Extra Points

DU-24 (Shen Ting) Spirit Court

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Governing Vessel with the Bladder and Stomach Channels


  • Benefits the brain and calms the spirit
  • Eliminates wind and benefits the head
  • Benefits the nose and eyes


  • Epilepsy, anxiety, palpitation, insomnia, headache, vertigo, rhinorrhea.


  • 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.
  • At the top of the head on the midline, 0.5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline and 0.5 cun anterior to Shangxing DU-23.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch, or prick to cause bleeding. Moxibustion is applicable.

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