Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to GV 8, level with T9.

TCM Actions: Regulates Liver Qi. Benefits tendons. Roots Ethereal Soul (Hun).

Indications: Fear. Depression. Frustration. Insomnia. Nightly fear. Mental confusion. Manic behavior. Excessive dreaming. Lack of direction in life. Back pain and hypochondrium. Tension on the tendons.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Hunmen – Door of the Ethereal Soul (Hun)

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

BL47-Hunmen-acupuncture-point.png

 

*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.