Point Localization: In a posterolateral depression below the mastoid process.

TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang in the head. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Headache behind the ear. Dizziness. Hemiplegia. Tremor of the head. Facial paralysis. Bruxism. Epilepsy. Manic behavior. Mental agitation. Insomnia.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Wangu – Completion Bone

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.