Point Localization: In a depression posterior to the base of the ear, at approximately 1 cun.
TCM Actions: Anchors the Spirit (Shen) to sleep.
Indications: Insomnia. Agitated and interrupted sleep. Excessive dreaming. Nightmares.
Target area: None.
Point Name and Meaning: Anmian – Peaceful Sleep
Acupuncture Meridian: Extras
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.