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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

Actions:

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

Indications:

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

Location

CAM:
  • 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.
AMOA:
  • 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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