The acupuncture point "GB 13" , 本神, is represented by "Ben Shen" in pinyin and "Root Spirit" in english and may be found:
.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)
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 13 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, UB 3 (Local point for headaches, nasal obstruction. Ep…) are nearby.