GB 21 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 21, Abbreviated as GB 21, Transliterated Jianjing in Chinese, Shoulder Well in English.

GB 21 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the shoulder, directly above the nipple, at the midpoint of the line connecting GV 14 and the acromion.

GB 21 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Mastitis, insufficient lactation
  • Dizziness, headache, rigidity and pain of the neck, limitation of the upper extremities
  • Difficult labor, scrofula

GB 21 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Activates the meridian, descends Qi, promotes labor, benefits the breasts, resolves Phlegm.


Crossing point on the Gall Bladder, San Jiao and Stomach Meridians and the Yang Wei Vessel