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GB-20 (Feng Chi) Wind Pool

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder and Sanjiao Channels with the Yang Motility and Yang Linking Vessels

Actions:

  • Eliminates wind
  • Benefits the head and eyes
  • Clears the sense organs
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Headache, vertigo, insomnia, pain and stiffness of the neck, blurred vision, glaucoma, red and painful eyes, tinnitus, convulsion, epilepsy, infantile convulsion, febrile diseases, common cold, nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • In the depression between the upper portion of m. sternocleidomastoideus and m. trapezius, on the same level with Fengfu (GV 16).
AMOA:
  • Below the occiput, approximately midway between Fengfu DU-16 and Wangu GB-12, in the hollow between the origins of the sternomastoid and trapezius muscles.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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