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
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.