GB-27 (Wu Shu) Fifth Pivot
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GB-27 (Wu Shu) Fifth Pivot

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


  • Regulates the Girdling vessel
  • Regulates the lower jiao and transforms stagnation


  • Leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, lumbar pain, hernia, constipation.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the depression just anterior to the anterior superior iliac spine, approximately level with Guanyuan REN-4 (3 cun below the umbilicus).
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the lateral side of the abdomen, anterior to the superior iliac spine, 3 cun below the level of the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.