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本神

Synonyms:
  1. Benshen
  2. GB13

Benshen
Benshen #

Benshen(GB13,本神) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Gall Bladder Meridian of Foot.

Location

On the lateral part of the forehead, 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, 3 cun lateral to Shenting (GV24), two thirds the distance between Shenting (GV24) and Touwei (ST8).

Indication

Epilepsy, infantile convulsion, stroke, headache, dizziness.

Method

Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.