Governing Vessel 17, Abbreviated as GV 17, also known as DU 17, Transliterated Naohu in Chinese, Brain Door in English.
GV 17 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the head, 2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 1.5 cun above GV 16, in the depression superior to the exterior occipital protuberance.
GV 17 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Dizziness, neck rigidity
GV 17 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Dispels Wind, calms the Shen, clears the head.
Crossing point of the Du Vessel and the Urinary Bladder Meridian