Governing Vessel 19, Abbreviated as GV 19, also known as DU 19, Transliterated Houding in Chinese, Back Vertex in English.
GV 19 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the head, 5.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 3.0 cun above GV 17.
GV 19 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Headache, vertigo
- Manic psychosis, epilepsy
- Apoplexy, hemiplegia
GV 19 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Dispels Wind, calms the Shen, alleviates pain.