GB 13 - Acupuncture Point - Ben Shen

  • English Name:  Root Spirit
  • Pinyin Name:  Ben Shen
  • Chinese Character:  本神
  • .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)
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  • 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

The (GB) Gall Bladder Meridian has 44 points:

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