GB 19 Acupuncture Point(Naokong) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Fooot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used to treat hysteria, epilepsy, neck soft tissue diseases, etc., flat puncture 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
GB 19 Acupuncture Point Location
On the head and level with the upper border of the external occipital protruberance or DU 17, 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head (directly above GB 20, level with DU 17)
What is the meaning of Naokong
Naokong,”Nao”,refers to the upper part of the heaven of this point.”Kong”,empty. The name of “Naokong” means that the Qi of Gallbladder Meridian descends to the ground coldly, and the Qi of the heaven is empty. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from GB 18(Chengling) point. After reaching this point, the dampness-qi turns into rain,and descends to the ground, and the Qi of the heaven is empty, hence the name.
GB 19 Acupuncture Point Usage
1. Headache, dizziness;
2. Stiff neck pain;
3. Epilepsy, palpitations.
Clinical: hysteria, epilepsy, neck soft tissue diseases, etc.
GB 19 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Rub GB 19 with your thumb or middle finger for about 200 times, or press and rub it for 3 to 5 minutes, which can treat headaches, dizziness, etc.
GB 19 Acupoint Compatibility
Combined with Zhaohai, Shenmai, and Dazhui point to treat epilepsy;
Combined with Taichong, Yintang, and Fengchi point to treat headache and dizziness;
Combined with Houxi and Xuanzhong point to treat stiff neck pain.
Combined with Naohu, Fengchi, and Kunlun point to treat Headache;