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GB-26 (Dai Mai) Girdling Vessel

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder Channel with the Girdling Vessel

Actions:

  • Regulates the Girdling vessel and drains dampness
  • Regulates menstruation and stops leucorrhoea
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, leukorrhea, abdominal pain, hernia, pain in the lumbar and hypochondriac region.

Location

CAM:
  • Directly below Zhangmen (LR 13), at the crossing point of a vertical line through the free end of the eleventh rib and a horizontal line through the umbilicus.
AMOA:
  • Directly below Zhangmen LIV-13 (anterior and inferior to the free end of the eleventh rib), level with the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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