Sishenchong -EX-HN1: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications



English Name/Meaning: Four spirit wisedom
Chinese Name: 四神聪
Chinese Pinyin: Sishenchong


Four points at the vertex of the scalp, grouped around DU20 and located 1 cun anterior, posterior and lateral to it.

Functions and Indications of sishenchong:

  • Sishenchong benefits brain,  clear the mind and calm the spirit so is beneficial for insomnia, poor memory.
  • Also dispels wind and opens the orifice so, is beneficial for psycho-emotional problems like epilepsy, vertigo, headache.
  • Benefits the eyes and ears.


Transverse insertion 0.5-1.5 cun.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.