Point Localization: On the midline beneath the C1.
TCM Actions: Extinguishes Interior Wind. Benefits speaking. Stimulates speech. Lightens the Brain.
Indications: Loss of consciousness due to stroke. Epilepsy. Stiffness, tenderness or deviation of the tongue. Difficulty speaking. Feeling of heaviness in the head. Poor memory. Lack of concentration.
Target area: Brain.
Point Name and Meaning: Yamen – Mute’s Gate
Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.