DU18 (Governing Vessel 18) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Qiangjian
English Name: -

Location: 4 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline and 1.5 cun above Naohu (DU17).


Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, mania.


Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Governing Vessel:

(DU1, DU2, DU3, DU4, DU5, DU6, DU7, DU8, DU9, DU10, DU11, DU12, DU13, DU14, DU15, DU16, DU17, DU18, DU19, DU20, DU21, DU22, DU23, DU24, DU25, DU26)

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