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
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.