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Qiangjian

Synonyms:
  1. 强间
  2. 強間
  3. GV18

Qiangjian
Qiangjian #

Qiangjian(GV18,强间) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.

Location

On the back of the head, 4 cun superior the middle of the posterior hairline. 1.5 cun above Naohu (GV17).

Indication

  • ①Headache, vertigo, neck rigidity ;
  • ②dizziness;
  • ③epilepsy.

Method

Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable