Theory

GV 15 - Acupuncture Point - Ya Men


GV 15 Names

  • English Name: Mute's Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Ya Men
  • Chinese Character: 啞門

Location

  • .5 cun above the midpoint of the PHL in a depression below the spinous process of C1.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GV 15 Clinical Uses

  • Opens the orifices refers to the mouth, throat and tongue, for throat swelling, hoarseness, post-stroke speech disorders, important point for muteness due to tongue stiffness or vocal cord disorders.
  • Epilepsy, stroke, manic depression, loss of consciousness.
  • Occipital headaches, especially with neck stiffness, upper cervical pain and restricted neck rotation, heaviness of head - GV 15 lies over the space between C1 and C2, and can help release the suboccipital musculature which compresses the atlanto-occipital joint.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to stimulate the medulla and limbic system, useful for emotional issues.  


GV 15 Point Associations


GV 15 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GV 15 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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