Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to GV 11, level with T5.
TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen). Controls the rebellion of the Qi.
Indications: Depression. Inssônia. Anxiety. Sadness. Distress. Concern. Cough. Wheezing. Breathlessness. Difficulty swallowing. Chest fullness.
Target area: None.
Point Name and Meaning: Shentang – Mind Hall
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.