People often wonder why they are getting a needle at the top of their heads?! This point, named Bai Hui or Du (which is also known as the Governing Vessel) 20, is a potent, balancing and lifting energetic spot that is also connected to our crown chakra.

Location: At the vertex, on the midline, 5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline.

Attributes: Meeting point of the Governing vessel with the Bladder, Gall Bladder, Triple Energizer, and Liver channels. Point of the Sea of Marrow and Bone.

TCM Actions: Extinguishes liver wind and subdues liver yang; clears the mind; lifts fallen yang qi and discharges blazing heat in the yang channels.

Indications: Mania and withdrawal; wind strike–tetany, clenched jaw; hemiplegia; headache; vertigo; dizziness; tinnitus; heavy headedness; nasal congestion; prolapse of the rectum and uterus; hemorrhoids; mental disorders; fright palpitations–feeling of heat in the heart; loss of taste.

Ways to activate points: Tapping, massaging, use  a light torch or LED Light pad, magnets or tuning fork.