How to find
The distance of 1.5 cun refers to the proportional cun measurement for the distance of 4.5 cun between GV 24 (Courtyard of the Spirit) (midline, 0.5 cun superior to the anterior hairline) and ST 08 (Head’s Binding) (corner of the forehead). By dividing this distance into BL-05 can be located one third of the distance from GV 24 (Courtyard of the Spirit) and 1 cun superior to the anterior hairline. Located on the same level is GV 23 (Upper Star) (on the midline).
1 cun superior to the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the mid- line or one third of the distance between GV 24 (Courtyard of the Spirit) and ST 08 (Head’s Binding).
- Releases the Exterior, expels Wind and Heat from the head and eyes
- Opens the channel and the luo vessels
- Opens the orifices (especially the eyes) and revives consciousness