Point of the Sea Of Marrow, Meeting Point of the Governing Vessel with the Bladder, Gallbladder, Sanjiao and Liver Channels
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
Headache, vertigo, tinnitus, nasal obstruction, aphasia by apoplexy, coma, mental disorders, prolapse of the rectum and the uterus.
A Manual of Acupuncture: 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.
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 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.
Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.
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