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GV24

Synonyms:
  1. 神庭
  2. Shenting

Shenting
Shenting #

Shenting(GV24,神庭) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.

Location

At the top of the head, 0.5 cun posterior to the midpoint the anterior hairline.

Indication

  • ①Insanity, epilepsy, insomnia, palpitations;
  • ②headache, dizziness, redness with swelling of the eye, corneal cloudiness, rhinorrhea, epistaxis,and other diseases of the head or five sense organ;
  • ③insomnia, palpitation, and other mental disorders.

Method

Transverse insertion 0.5~1 cun.