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Flashcards in Du Mai Head 2 Deck (42):
1

GV-15 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Ya Men - Mute's Gate

Caution: Manipulating the needle is not advisable
Forbidden to Moxa

2

GV-15 - Location

On the midline of the nape of the neck, between the spinous process of C-1 and C-2, 0.5cun inferior to Du-16, level with BL-10.

3

GV-15 - Feature

Window of Sky Point
Sea of Qi Upper point
Meets the Bladder meridian
Point of Yang Wei Mai

4

GV-16 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Feng Fu - Wind Mansion

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

5

GV-16 - Location

In a depression directly below the occipital protuberance

6

GV-16 - Feature

Window of Sky Point
Sea of Bone Marrow lower point
Point of Yang Wei Mai
Meets the Bladder meridian
Sends a vessel to the Brain

Clears external wind.
Concentration (limit) of Wei Qi

*Acts on pituitary and suprarenal glands
*Sun Si Miao Ghost Point

7

GV-17 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Nao Hu - Door of the Brain

Caution: Forbidden to Needle or Moxa

8

GV-17 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 1.5cun above Du-16, in a depression directly above the occipital protuberance

9

GV-17 - Feature

Meets the Bladder meridian
Sends a vessel to the Brain.

10

GV-18 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Qiang Jian - (Unyielding) Strong space

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

11

GV-18 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 3 cun above Du-16

12

GV-18 - Feature

None

*Reinforces the action of surrounding points

13

GV-19 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Hou Ding - Behind the Vertex

Caution: None

14

GV-19 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 4.5 cun above Du-16

15

GV-19 - Feature

None

*Du-13 and Du-19 stimulate Thyroid
*Balances autonomic nervous system and central nervous system

16

GV-20 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Bai Hui - One Hundred Meetings

Caution: Raises blood pressure
Forbidden to use if the blood pressure is abnormal from an emotional cause.

17

GV-20 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 6 cun above Du-16, 8 cun above the glabella.

18

GV-20 - Feature

Meeting Point of all Yang meridians
Connects with the Liver meridian, Bladder TMM and Three Heater DM.
Sea of Bone Marrow Upper point
Sends a vessel to the Brain.

19

GV-21 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Qian Ding - Before The Vertex

Caution: None

20

GV-21 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 1.5 cun anterior to Du-20

21

GV-21 - Feature

None

22

GV-22 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Xin Hui - Fontanel Meeting

Caution: Forbidden to needle in children under 8 years old
Do not needle too deeply in adults.

23

GV-22 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 5 cun above the glabella.

24

GV-22 - Feature

None

25

GV-23 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Shang Xing - Upper Star

Caution: None

26

GV-23 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 4 cun superior to the glabella. (i.e. midway between the glabella and Du-20)

27

GV-23 - Feature

None

*Sun Si Miao Ghost Point

28

GV-24 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Shen Ting - Spirit Palace

Caution: None

29

GV-24 - Location

On the midline of the skull, 3.5 cun superior to the glabella. (0.5 cun within the natural hairline)

30

GV-24 - Feature

Meets Bladder and Stomach meridians

31

GV-25 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Su Liao - Original Bone Hole

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

32

GV-25 - Location

At the centre of the tip of the nose

33

GV-25 - Feature

None

34

GV-26 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Ren Zhong / Shui Guo - Human Centre Water Trough

Caution: None

35

GV-26 - Location

In the philtrum, 1/3 the distance from the base of the nose to the tip of the lip (level with CO-19)

36

GV-26 - Feature

Command Point for Resuscitation
Crossing Point of the Colon meridian
Meets Stomach and Liver meridians

* Sun Si Miao ghost Point

37

GV-27 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Dui Duan - Mouth Extremity / Exchange

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

38

GV-27 - Location

A the lower end of the philtrum, where it meets the top of the lip

39

GV-27 - Feature

None

40

GV-28 - name in Chinese and English

Caution

Yin Jiao - Gum Crossing

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

41

GV-28 - Location

On the inside of the mouth, at the junction of the inner lip and the anterior gum.

42

GV-28 - Feature

Meets the Ren and Stomach meridians