Names Of Ben Shen

GB 13 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Root Spirit
  • Pinyin Name: Ben Shen
  • Chinese Character: 本神
Meridian Information

Where Is GB 13 ?

GB 13 Location

  • .5 cun within the hairline of the forehead, 3 cun lateral to GV 24 (junction of medial 2/3 and lateral 1/3 distance from GV 24 to ST 8)
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is GB 13 Used For?

GB 13 Clinical Usages

  • Regulate Liver/GallBladder, Clear Wind, Calm the Mind.
  • Stiff Neck, Headache.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the frontal lobe.  Used on the (R) side for psychological conditions such as anxiety and depression and on the (L) side for attention related conditions such as ADD/ADHD.  Also useful for issues which come from subconscious influences.  

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  • Intersection Point of the GB & Yang Wei Meridians

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