Point Localization: 1.3 cun lateral to the midline, in the height of the occipital protuberance.

TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang. Extinguishes Wind. Opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen). Enlightens the eyes.

Indications: Occipital headache. Stiff neck. Dizziness. Torticollis. Heaviness in the head. Eye pain. Myopia. Aversion to Cold. Fever. Pain in the body. Epilepsy. Loss of consciousness. Manic behavior.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Yuzhen – Jade Pillow

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.