Muchuang GB16: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications



Mu: eye Chuang: window
Muchuang is above the eye and is indicated in treating eye disorders, like a window of the eye.
Point: GB16
Chinese Name: 目窗
Name: Muchuang
English Name/Meaning: Window of the Eye
Pinyin: mù chuāng
Han Geul 한글: mok chang 목창
Romaji: moku sō
Vietnamese: Mục song


On the head, 1.5 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.
1.5 cun above the hairline, in the line of pupil.

Functions of Muchuang:

  • Subdues liver yang.
  • Disperse wind and relieves pain.
  • Clears head and brightens eyes.


  • Headache, Dizziness, Vertigo, nasal obstruction.
  • Eye problems: Glaucoma, conjunctivitis, red and painful eyes.


Transverse insertion 0.5 to 1.5 cun.


Crossing point of Yang Wei Vessel.

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.