Location On the forehead, 1 cun directly above the middle or midpoint of the eyebrow, On a line directly above the pupil of the eye, in the depression on the superciliary arch.
Local Anatomy: 1 cun above the middle of the eyebrow on a line directly above the pupil of the eye in the depression on the superciliary arch.
Vasculature: The lateral branches of the frontal artery and vein.
Innervation: The lateral branch of the frontal nerve.
Martial Arts Usage
108 Vital Point
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
Intersection Point of the Liver Meridian
Intersection Point of the Yang Linking Vessel
Attack Method: Subcutaneously 0.3 – 0.5 inch. Transverse insertion, pointed downward, may join to (M-HN-6) Yuyao. For facial paralysis the needle may be pointed left or right, joining with (BL-2) Zanzhu or (TB-23) Sizhukong 1 – 1.5 inch. Angle is 15°.
Description Struck perpendicular, neck injury may occur. Struck in an upwards fashion can cause energy to rise into the head. Knockout may result when struck downwards draining energy from the head.