Acupuncture : The gentle art of healing.

The needle of acupuncture reaches the place where words fail

Acupuncture Point Detail

Du 15 Yamen

Location :

At the nape, 0.5 cun above the hairline, between the spinous process of the Ist and 2nd cervical vertebrae.

Indications :

Deafness and muteness, posterior headache, stiffness of neck, schizophrenia, neurosis. Mental disorders, epilepsy, deafness and mute, sudden hoarseness of voice, apoplexy, stiffness of the tongue and aphasia, occipital headache, neck rigidity.

Method of puncturing :

Clears the mind, stimulates speech.


Ask patient to bend neck slightly, insert needle perpendicularly and slowly towards the mandible to a depth generally not exceeding 1.5 inches. Manipulating the needle is not advisable.