Names Of Feng Chi

GB 20 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Wind Pool
  • Pinyin Name: Feng Chi
  • Chinese Character: 風池
Meridian Information

Where Is GB 20 ?

GB 20 Location

  • In a depression between the upper portion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the trapezius, level with GV 16
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is GB 20 Used For?

GB 20 Clinical Usages

  • Dispel Exterior or Interior Wind - (exterior) - fever/chills, stiff neck; (internal) - paralysis, twitching, tremors, numbness, dizziness, vertigo.
  • All issues of the head, brain (seizures, memory, mental/neurological disorders), face, throat and sense organs (eyes, ears, nose, tongue).
  • Headache, especially occipital.
  • Eye issues.
  • Issues of the neck, shoulders a/or upper back - pain, weakness, stiffness.
  • Hypertension, especially with LV Yang Rising.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used most often in conjunction with the huatuo points of C1 and C2 to open the spinal cord, generally used to relieve neck tension.  

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