GB15 (Gall Bladder 15) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Linqi
English Name: Falling Tears

Location: On the head, directly above the pupil and 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting Shenting (DU24) and Touwei (ST8).


Point of the Yang Linking Vessel, meeting point of Gall Bladder and Bladder.


Calms the mind, clears the brain.


Headache, vertigo, lacrimation, pain in the outer canthus, rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction.


The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. 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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