Theory

GV 16 - Acupuncture Point - Feng Fu


GV 16 Names

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

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?.

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GV 16 Clinical Uses

  • 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.  


GV 16 Point Associations


GV 16 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 16 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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