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GB-38 (Yang Fu) Yang Assistance

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Fire Point

Actions:

  • Clears Gall Bladder channel heat
  • Harmonizes shaoyang
  • Benefits the sinews and bones
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Migraine, pain of the outer canthus, pain in the axillary region, scrofula, lumbar pain, pain in the chest, hypochondriac region and lateral aspect of the lower extremities, malaria.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, slightly anterior to the anterior border of the fibula, between m. extensor digitorum longus and m. peronaeus brevis.
AMOA:
  • On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 4 cun superior to the prominence of the lateral malleolus, at the anterior border of the fibula.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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