Celestial Pillar

Point of the Window of Heaven

Location: On the lateral aspect of the trapezius muscle, 1.3 cun lateral to Yamen DU15.


  • Regulates qi and pacifies wind
  • Benefits the head and sensory orifices
  • Calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain


  • Dizziness, inability of the legs to support the body, sudden muscular contractions, pain of the body.
  • Pain and heaviness of the head, headache, head wind, stiffness of the neck with inability to turn the head, pain of the shoulder and back, bursting eye pain, redness of the eyes, blurred vision, lacrimation, swelling of the throat with difficulty in speaking, nasal congestion, loss of sense of smell, febrile disease with absence of sweating.
  • Mania, incessant talking, seeing ghosts, epilepsy, chilhood epilepsy, upward staring eyes.