Du Mai (Governing Vessel) 20, Bai Hui
百會, bǎi huì, "Hundred Convergences"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Alternate Names:
NamePin YinChineseTranslated
Dian Shangdiān shàng巓上Mountain Top
Ling Shanglǐng shàng嶺上Ridge Top
Ling Shang Tian Manlǐng shàng tiān mǎn嶺上天滿Ridge Top Celestial Fullness
Ni Wan Gongní wán gōng泥丸宮Mud Ball Palace
San Yangsān yáng三陽Three Yang
San Yang Wu Huisān yáng wǔ huì三陽五會Three Yang Fivefold Convergence
Tian Mantiān mǎn天滿Celestial Fullness
Wei Huiwéi huì維會Linking Convergence
Wu Huiwǔ huì五會Fivefold Convergence
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Point Location:
  • CAM
On the midline of the head, 5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline, approximately on the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of both ears.
  • Deadman
At the vertex on the midline, in the depression 5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline and 7 cun superior to the posterior hairline. This point may also be measured as 8 cun posterior to the glabella and 6 cun superior to the EOP.
The branch of the great occipital nerve.
The anastomotic network formed by the superficial temporal arteries and veins on both sides.
No cautions at this time
  • CAM
Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch.
  • Deadman

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