UB-9 (Yu Zhen)

UB1-UB10

Chinese Name:

Yuzhen 玉枕

English translation:

Jade Pillow

Location:

On the posterior aspect of the head, 2.5 cun superior to the posterior hairline, 1.3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the superior border of the external occipital protuberance.

Indications:

Headache and neck pain, dizziness, ophthalmalgia, nasal obstruction.

Functions:

Expels Wind, benefits the nose and eyes, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Subcutaneous insertion .3 - .5 cun.