Point Localization: Directly below the occipital protuberance on the posterior midline of the head.
TCM Actions: Extinguishes Inner Wind. Expels exterior wind. Nourishes the Sea of Marrow and Brain. Soothes and opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen).
Indications: Opisthotonos. Aphasia due to stroke. Stroke. Hemiplegia. Headache. Tinnitus. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Fever. Pain in the body. Pain and stiffness in the neck. Manic behavior. Willingness to commit suicide. Sadness. Fear.
Target area: Cervical. Nape. Occiput.
Point Name and Meaning: Fengfu – Wind Palace
Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)
Categories: Point of the Sea of Marrow. Window of the Sky. Ghost Point of Sun Si Miao.
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.