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DU19 (Governing Vessel 19) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Houding
English Name: Posterior Vertex

Location: 5.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 1.5 cun directly above Qiangjian (DU18).

Functions:

Calms the mind.

Indications:

Headache, vertigo, mania, epilepsy.

References:

The English Name and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. 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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