Point Localization: 1.3 cun lateral to the midline, in the height of the occipital protuberance.
TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang. Extinguishes Wind. Opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen). Enlightens the eyes.
Indications: Occipital headache. Stiff neck. Dizziness. Torticollis. Heaviness in the head. Eye pain. Myopia. Aversion to Cold. Fever. Pain in the body. Epilepsy. Loss of consciousness. Manic behavior.
Target area: Head.
Point Name and Meaning: Yuzhen – Jade Pillow
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.