Point Localization: In the midline, 0.5 cun above the hairline.
TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen) and opens his orifices. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Benefits the nose. Brightens the eyes.
Indications: Manic-depression. Depression. Anxiety. Poor memory. Insomnia. Opisthotonos. Epilepsy. Dizziness. Vertigo. Rhinitis. Secretion and nasal congestion. Lacrimation. Blurred vision. Myopia.
Target area: Nose. Eyes.
Point Name and Meaning: Shenting – Spirit Court
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.