GB12 (Gall Bladder 12) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Wangu
English Name: Whole Bone

Location: In the depression posterior and inferior to the mastoid process.


Meeting point of Gall Bladder and Bladder.


Eliminates Wind, calms spasms, subdues rising Qi, calms the mind.


Headache, insomnia, swelling of the cheek, retroauricular pain, deviation of the eye and mouth, toothache.


Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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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