Names Of Feng Fu

GV 16 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Wind Mansion
  • Pinyin Name: Feng Fu
  • Chinese Character: 風府
Meridian Information

Where Is GV 16 ?

GV 16 Location

  • 1 cun directly above the midpoint of the PHL, directly below the occipital protuberance on the posterior midline of the head.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is GV 16 Used For?

GV 16 Clinical Usages

  • Main point for wind, whether exterior or interior, particularly affecting the head and neck. For wind cold headache, stiff neck, aversion to wind; as well as dizziness, visual dizziness, numbness, twitching, tremors.
  • Window of the Sky point, promotes communication between the head and body, many indications are consistient with other points of this group, such as headache, dizziness, throat swelling, earache, eye pain, nosebleeds, aphasia.
  • Psychological issues such as mania, palpitations from fear a/or fright, suicidal thoughts.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the medulla function (breathing issues, asthma, tight chest, etc.), but GV 17 is used more frequently, useful in spinal cord issues.  

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