GB 23

Acupuncture Point Theory

GB 23 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GB 23" , 輒筋, is represented by "Zhe Jin" in pinyin and "Sinew Seat" in english and may be found:

1 cun anterior to GB 22, level with the nipple in the 5th ICS.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 22 (Local Point, generally useful for cough, chest te…), SP 17 (Promotes smooth spleen qi (digestion), moves wate…), SP 21 (Mentioned classically that when this point is def…) and ST 18 (Any issues with the breasts - mastitis, pain/swel…) are nearby.

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