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Touwei

Synonyms:
  1. 头维
  2. 頭維
  3. ST8

Touwei
Touwei #

Touwei(ST8,头维) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Location

At the corner of the head, 0.5 cun directly above the hairline, 4.5 cun lateral to the midline of the head Shenting(GV24) .

Indication

Headache, vertigo, aching of the eyes, and other diseases of the head and eyes.

Method

Transverse insertion towards the back for 0. 5-1 cun subcutaneously.