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GB-08 (Shuai Gu) Valley Lead

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder and Bladder Channels

Actions:

  • Eliminates wind, benefits the head and alleviates pain
  • Harmonizes the diaphragm and Stomach and alleviates vomiting
  • Treats alcohol intoxication

Indications:

  • Migraine, vertigo, vomiting, infantile convulsion.

Notes:

  • The location of this point differs among texts.

Location

CAM:
  • Superior to the apex of the auricle, 1.5 cun within the hairline.
AMOA:
  • In the temporal region, in the slight depression 1 cun directly above the apex of the ear.

Needling Method:

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

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