GV 24 Acupuncture Point - Shen Ting - Governing Vessel Meridian
- Chinese Name Shen Ting
English Name Spirit Court
Location: Midway between the AHL and GV 23.
- Point Associations:
Intersection Point of the Governing Vessel, Urinary Bladder & Stomach Channels
- Actions & Effects:
- Local point for frontal headache, chronic sinusitis, nosebleeds, nasal discharge, excessive tearing.
- Psychological issues with anxiety/mania as a main symptom - anxiety, panic attacks, fear, add, manic depression.
- Epilepsy, dizziness.
Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Effects the cranial nerve system, useful for all issues related to the cranial nerves, TMJ, vertigo.
Differentiation: GV 23 is more for nose problems whereas GV 24 is more for headaches.
Governing Vessel Meridian Points (28):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Sources and More Information
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