Point Localization: 1 cun posterior to the hair line at 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.
TCM Actions: Extinguishes Wind. Dominates the Liver Qi.
Indications: Frontal and apical headache. Vertigo. Dizziness. Eye pain. Sinusitis. Rhinitis. Epilepsy. Stiffness in the column. Opisthotonos. Tetany.
Target area: Head.
Point Name and Meaning: Wuchu – Fifth Place
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.