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GB18 (Gall Bladder 18) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Chengling
English Name: Spirit Receiver

Location: On the head, 4 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.

Nature:

Point of the Yang Linking Vessel

Functions:

Calms the mind, clears the brain.

Indications:

Headache, vertigo, epistaxis, rhinorrhea.

References:

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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