Point Localization: On the midline, 1.5 cun above the GV17.

TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen). Eliminates Wind.

Indications: Epilepsy. Dizziness. Pain and stiffness in the neck. Insomnia. Mental agitation.

Target area:

Point Name and Meaning: Qiangjian – Unyielding Space

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel:

 

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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.