(EX) Sischencong Acupuncture Point

  • Chinese Name Sishencong
  • English Name God's Cleverness
  • Location: A group of 4 points, at the vertex, 1 cun posterior, anterior and lateral to GV 20.
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Pacifies wind and calms the spirit - useful for wind stroke, epilepsy, headache, dizziness, generally relaxation.
  • Non-needle methods w/children for poor development, mental retardation, ADHD.
  • Issues w/memory or thinking, combine with GV 20 a/or GB 20.
  • Extraordinary (Extra) Points

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

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