Names Of Jian Jing
GB 21 Acupuncture Point
- English Name: Shoulder Well
- Pinyin Name: Jian Jing
- Chinese Character: 肩井
Where Is GB 21 ?
What Is GB 21 Used For?
GB 21 Clinical Usages
- Local point for occipital headache, tight trapezius muscles and/or neck/shoulder pain.
- Phlegm related issues of the head and neck - embolic stroke, neck lumps, swollen lymph nodes, tumors.
- Phlegm related issues of the breast and chest - mastitis, breast abscess, asthma, dyspnea.
- Stongly influence Qi downward - useful for rebellious Qi, cough.
- Contraindicated in Pregnancy, useful for difficult labor, retained placenta.
- Gao Wu felt that balancing GB 21's strong descending action with ST 36's strong centering action is important.
- Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Release the neck and shoulders and descend energy.
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Any Precautions Using GB 21 ?
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How Is GB 21 Categorized?
GB 21 Acupuncture Point Associations
- Intersection Point of the GB, TH, ST & Yang Wei Meridians