GV 20 Acupuncture Point

Governing Vessel 20, Abbreviated as GV 20, also known as DU 20, Transliterated Baihui in Chinese, One Hundred Meetings in English.

GV 20 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the head, 5.0 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline. Or, at the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of the two auricles.

GV 20 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Vertigo, dizziness
  • Coma, apoplexy, hemiplegia, aphasia
  • Prolapse of rectum, prolapse of uterus
  • Manic psychosis, insomnia

GV 20 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Raises Yang – treats prolapse, subdues Yang, clears the head, calms the Shen, dispels Interior Wind. 


Crossing point on the DU Vessel with the six Yang Meridians
Sea of Marrow point