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BL-48 (Yang Gang) Yang Headrope

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  • Regulates the Gall Bladder and clears damp-heat
  • Harmonizes the middle jiao


  • Borborygmus, abdominal pain, diarrhea, pain in the hypochondriac region, jaundice.


  • 3 cun lateral to Zhongshu (DU-7), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra.
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra (T10) and level with Danshu BL-19.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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