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

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.