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Table 1 Acupuncture points

From: Effect of acupuncture and its influence on cerebral activity in perimenopausal insomniacs: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Syndrome differentiation Primary point Additional point
  Baihui (DU20), Sishencong (EX-HN-1)  
  Anmian (EX-HN-54), Ganshu (GB18)  
  Geshu (GB17), Taichong (LI3)  
Hyperactivity of liver yang   Taixi (KI3), Quchi (LI11), Sanyinjiao (SP6)
Stagnation of liver qi and blood   Xuehai (SP10), Hegu (LI14)
Stagnation of liver qi invading the stomach   Weishu (GB21), Zusanli (ST36), Liangqiu (ST34)
Stagnation of liver qi invading the heart   Xinshu (GB15), Neiguan (PC6), Shenmen (HT7)
Liver hyperactivity and kidney deficiency   Shenshu (GB23), Taixi (KI3)