A Manual of Acupuncture: On the midline at the nape of the neck, in the depression immediately below the external occipital protuberance.
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 1 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, directly below the external occipital protuberance, in the depression between m. trapezius of both sides.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Deep puncture is not advisable. Medullary bulb is in the deep layer, special attention should be paid in acupuncture.
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