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GB1 (Gall Bladder 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Tongziliao
English Name: Pupil Foramen

Location: In the depression lateral to the outer canthus (0.5 cun from the canthus) on the lateral side of the orbit.

Nature:

Point of intersection with Small Intestine and Sanjiao channels.

Functions:

Dispels Wind and clears Heat, relieves pain and clears the vision.

Primary Indications:

Headache, eye diseases (eyes red/painful/watering/itchy, nebula, atrophy of optic nerve, night blindness).

Tertiary Indications:

Sore throat, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia.

Other Indications:

Insensitivity of face, facial spasms, swollen breast in young women (with SI1 and LIV3)

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Gall Bladder channel:

(GB1, GB2, GB3, GB4, GB5, GB6, GB7, GB8, GB9, GB10, GB11, GB12, GB13, GB14, GB15, GB16, GB17, GB18, GB19, GB20, GB21, GB22, GB23, GB24, GB25, GB26, GB27, GB28, GB29, GB30, GB31, GB32, GB33, GB34, GB35, GB36, GB37, GB38, GB39, GB40, GB41, GB42, GB43, GB44)

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