Point Localization: 7 cun above CV8 (belly button).

TCM Actions: Soothes and opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen). Opens the chest. Promotes the descent of Qi.

Indications: Manic-depressive disorder. Fear. Obsession. Palpitation. Anxiety. Insomnia. Chest fullness. Breathlessness. Tightness in the chest. Sigh.

Target area: Heart.

Point Name and Meaning: Jiuwei – Dove Tail

Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)

Categories: Luo (connecting).

Unitary Channel:




*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.