GB-21 (Jian Jing) Shoulder Well

GB-21 (Jian Jing) Shoulder Well

Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang

  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder, Sanjiao, and Stomach Channels with the Yang Linking Vessel


  • Regulates Qi, activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Transforms and lowers phlegm and dissipates nodules
  • Benefits the breasts and expedites delivery


  • pain and rigidity of the neck, pain in the shoulder and back, motor impairment of the arm, insufficient lactation, mastitis, scrofula, apoplexy, difficult labor.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Midway between Dazhui DU-14 and the tip of the acromion, at the crest of the trapezius muscle.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the shoulder, directly above the nipple, at the midpoint of the line connecting Dazhui (DU-14) and the acromion, at the highest point of the shoulder.

Needling Method:

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