Point Localization: 1 cun posterior to the hair line at 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.

TCM Actions: Extinguishes Wind. Dominates the Liver Qi.

Indications: Frontal and apical headache. Vertigo. Dizziness. Eye pain. Sinusitis. Rhinitis. Epilepsy. Stiffness in the column. Opisthotonos. Tetany.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Wuchu – Fifth Place

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

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

 

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