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GB-42 (Di Wu Hui) Earth Fivefold Convergence

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang

Actions:

  • Spreads Liver Qi
  • Clears Gall Bladder heat

Indications:

  • Pain of the canthus, tinnitus, distending pain of the breast, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot.

Location

CAM:
  • Posterior to the fourth metatarsophalangeal joint, between the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digiti minimi of foot.
AMOA:
  • Between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, in the depression proximal to the metatarsal heads, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus (branch to little toe).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch.

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