Point Localization: Halfway between ST8 and GB7.
TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang in the head. Extinguishes Interior Wind.
Indications: One of the main points for headache and aphasia caused by the rise of the Liver Yang. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Seizures. Lockjaw.
Target area: Head.
Point Name and Meaning: Xuanlu – Suspended Skull
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.