Point Localization: 1.5 cun posterior to the GV20.

TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen) and opens his orifices.

Indications: Manic behavior. Anxiety. Mental restlessness. Insomnia. Depression. Mental confusion. Lack of concentration.

Target area: Brain.

Point Name and Meaning: Houding – Behind the Vertex

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

Categories: None.

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.