Point Localization: Directly above the occipital protuberance on the posterior midline of the head.
TCM Actions: Extinguishes Inner Wind. Benefits eyes and brain. Soothes and opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen).
Indications: Manic behavior. Trismus. Epilepsy. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Myopia. Eye pain. Excessive lacrimation. Heaviness in the head. Stroke.
Target area: Brain. Eyes.
Point Name and Meaning: Naohu – Brain Window
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.