Gallbladder Acupuncture Points

Gallbladder Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
GB 1tong zi liaoPupil Bone-HoleExpels wind-heat, clears fire, brightens the eyes.Headache, redness and pain of the eyes, failing of vision, lacrimation, deviation of the eye and mouth.
GB 2ting huiAuditory ConvergenceRemoves obstructions from the channel, benefits the ears, expels exterior wind.Deafness, tinnitus, toothache, motor impairment of the temperomandibular joint, mumps, deviation of the eye and mouth.
GB 3shang guanUpper GateFrees the channels and quickens the connecting, boosts the hearing.Headache, deafness, tinnitus, diplacusis, deviation of the eye and mouth, toothache.
GB 4han yanForehead FullnessCourses wind, quickens connecting vessels, clears heat, settles fright, relieves pain.Migraine, vertigo, tinnitus, pain in the outer canthus, toothache, convulsion, epilepsy.
GB 5xuan luSuspended SkullCourses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, disperses swelling, relieves pain.Migraine, pain in the outer canthus, facial swelling.
GB 6xuan liSuspended TuftRemoves obstructions from the channel, benefits the ear.Migraine, pain in the outer canthus, tinnitus, frequent sneezing.
GB 7qu binTemporal Hairline CurveClears heat and disperses swelling, extinguishes wind and relieves pain.Headache, swelling of cheek, trismus, pain in temporal region, infantile convulsion.
GB 8shuai guValley LeadRemoves obstructions from the channel, benefits the ears.Migraine, vertigo, vomitting, infantile convulsion.
GB 9tian chongCelestial HubRemoves obstructions from the channel, subdues rising Qi, eliminates interior wind, calms spasms, calms the mind.Headache, epilepsy, swelling and pin of the gums, convulsion.
GB 10fu baiFloating WhiteCourses and disinhibits the Liver and Gallbladder, dissipates wind and frees the connecting vessels.Headache, deafness, tinnitus.
GB 11tou qiao yinHead Portal YinClears heat and disinhibits Gallbladder channel damp-heat, frees the ears and disinhibits the throat.Pain in the head and neck, tinnitus, deafness, pain in the ears.
GB 12wan guCompletion BoneEliminates wind, calms spasms, subdues rising Qi, calms the mind.Headache, insomnia, swelling of the cheek, retro-auricular pain, deviation of eye and mouth, toothache.
GB 13ben shenRoot SpiritCalms the mind, eliminates wind, gathers essence to the head, clears the brain.Headache, insomnia, vertigo, epilepsy.
GB 14yang baiYang WhiteEliminates exterior wind, subdues rising Qi.Headache in the frontal region, pain of the orbital ridge, eye pain, vertigo, twitching of the eyelids ptosis of the eyelids, lacrimation.
GB 15tou lin qiHead Overlooking TearsRegulates the mind, balances the emotions, clears brain, brightens eyes, free the nose.Headache, vertigo, lacrimation, pain in outer canthus, rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction, manic depression.
GB 16mu chuangEye WindowCourses the channels and connecting vessels, clears head and brightens the eyes.Headache, vertigo, red and painful eyes, nasal obstruction.
GB 17zheng yingUpright ConstructionClears heat and drains the Gallbladder, soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels.Migraine, vertigo.
GB 18cheng lingSpirit SupportCalms the mind, clears the brain, drain heat, diffuse Lungs, frees portals.Headache, vertigo, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, obsessive thoughts and dementia.
GB 19nao kongBrain HollowClears the gallbladder and drains fire, soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels, rouses the brain and frees the portals.Headache, stiffness of the neck, vertigo, painful eyes, tinnitus, epilepsy.
GB 20feng chiWind PoolEliminates wind (interior and exterior), subdues Liver yang, brightens the eyes, benefits the ears, clears heat, clears the brain.Headache, vertigo, insomnia, pain and stiffness of neck, blurred vision, glaucoma, red and painful eyes, tinnitus, convulsion, epilepsy, infantile convulsion, febrile diseases, common cold, nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea.
GB 21jian jingShoulder WellRelaxes sinews, promotes lactation, promotes delivery.Pain and rigidity of the neck, pain in the shoulder and back, motor impairment of the arm, insufficient lactation, mastitis, scrofula, apoplexy, difficult labor.
GB 22yuan yeArmpit AbyssLoosens the chest and normalizes Qi, soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels.Fullness of the chest, swelling of the axillary region, pain in the hypochondriac region, pain and motor impairment of the arm.
GB 23zhe jinSinew SeatCourses the Liver and rectifies Qi, calms dyspnea and downbears counterflow.Fullness of the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, asthma.
GB 24ri yueSun and MoonResolves damp-heat, promotes the function of the Gallbladder and Liver.Pain in hypochondriac region, vomitting, acid regurgitation, hiccups, jaundice, mastitis.
GB 25jing menCapital GateUsed more for diagnosis than treatment of Kidney problems.Abdominal distension, borborygmus, diarrhea, pain in lumbar and hypochondriac region.
GB 26dai maiGirdling VesselRegulates the uterus, resolves damp-heat, regulates the Girdle Vessel.Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, leukorrhea, abdominal pain, hernia, pain in the lumbar and hypochondriac region.
GB 27wu shuFifth PivotStrengthens the lumbar and boosts the Kidneys, courses the Liver and rectifies Qi, treats vaginal discharge.Leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, lumbar pain, hernia, constipation.
GB 28wei daoLinking PathCourses stagnant Qi, rectifies the intestines, leashes the Girdle Vessel.Leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, hernia, prolapse of uterus.
GB 29ju lidoSquatting Bone-HoleRemoves obstructions from the channel.Pain and numbness in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs.
GB 30huan tiaoJumping RoundRemoves obstructions from the channel, tonifies Qi and blood, resolves damp-heat.Pain of the lumbar region and thigh, muscular atrophy of lower limbs, hemiplegia.
GB 31feng shiWind MarketExpels wind, relaxes sinews, strengthens the bones, relieves itching.Pain and sorenes in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis of the lower limbs, beriberi, general pruritus (swelling of skin).
GB 32zhong duCentral RiverSoothes sinews, quickens the connecting vessels, expels wind and dissipates cold.Pain and soreness of the thigh and knee, numbness and weakness of the lower limbs, hemiplegia.
GB 33(xi) yang guan(Knee) Yang JointDispels wind and dissipates cold, soothes the sinews, quickens the connecting vessels, and relieves pain.Swelling and pain of knee, contracture of tendons in popliteal fossa, numbness of leg.
GB 34yang ling quanYang Mound SpringPromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, resolves damp-heat, removes obstructions from the channel, relaxes the sinews, subdues rebellious Qi.Hemiplegia, weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, swelling and pain of the knee, beriberi, hypochondriac pain, bitter taste in the mouth, vomitting, jaundice, infantile convulsion.
GB 35yang liaoYang IntersectionRelaxes sinews, removes obstructions from the channel, stops pain.Fullness of chest and hypochondriac region, muscular atrophy, paralysis of leg.
GB 36wai qiuOuter HillRemoves obstruction from the channel, stops pain.Pain in the neck, chest, thigh and hypochondriac region, chills and fever that accompany rabies.
GB 37guang mingBright LightBrightens the eyes, expels wind, clears heat, conducts fire downwards.Pain in the knee, muscular atrophy, motor impairment and pain of the lower extremities, blurring of vision, opthamalgia, night blindness, distending pain in the breast.
GB 38yang fuYang AssistanceSubdues Liver yang, clears heat, resolves damp-heat.Migraine, pain of the outer canthus, pain in the axillary region, scrofula, lumbar pain, pain in the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region and lateral aspect of the lower extremities, malaria.
GB 39xuan zhong (often called: jue gu)Suspended Bell (often called: Severed Bone)Benefits essence, nourishes marrow, eliminates wind, strengthens sinews and bones, clears and cools damp-heat, benefits Liver and Gallbladder.Apoplexy, hemiplegia, pain in neck, abdominal distension, pain in hypochondriac region, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs, spastic pain of the leg, beriberi.
GB 40qiu xuHill RuinsPromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi.Pain in the neck, swelling in the axillary region, pain in the hypochondriac region, vomiting, acid regurgitation, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs, malaria, pain and swelling of the external malleolus.
GB 41(zu) lin qi(Foot) Overlooking TearsResolves damp-heat, promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, regulates the Girdle Vessel.Headache, vertigo, pain of the outer canthus, scrofula, pain in hypochondriac region, distending pain of the breast, irregular menstruation, pain and swelling of the dorsum of the foot and toe.
GB 42di wu huiEarth Five-FoldClears the Liver and drains the Gallbladder, brightens the eyes and sharpens hearing.Pain of the canthus, tinnitus, distending pain of the breast, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot.
GB 43jia xiPinched RavineSubdues Liver yang, benefits the ears, resolves damp-heat.Headache, dizziness, vertigo, pain in outer canthus, tinnitus, deafness, swelling of the cheek, pain in hypochondriac region, distending pain of the breast, febrile diseases.
GB 44(zu) qiao yin(Foot) Portal YinSubdues Liver yang, benefits the eyes, calms the mind.Migraine, deafness, tinnitus, ophthalmalgia, dream-disturbed sleep, febrile diseases.