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DU24 (Governing Vessel 24) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Shenting
English Name: Mind Courtyard

Location: 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.

Nature:

Meeting point of Governing Vessel and Stomach.

Functions:

Calms the mind.

Indications:

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

References:

The English Name, Nature 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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