GB24 (Gall Bladder 24) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Riyue
English Name: Sun Moon

Location: In the 7th intercostal space, below the nipple (one intercostal space below Qimen LIV14).


Front-Mu point for the Gall Bladder.


Clears Damp-Heat, harmonizes the Middle Jiao.

Primary Indications:

Pain in ribs and sides, vomiting/acid regurgitation, hiccough.

Secondary Indications:


Tertiary Indications:

Gastric ulcer, stomach pain, cholecystitis, sighing/groaning, lower abdominal heat sensations.

Other Indications:

Speaks indistinctly, wants to run, somnolence, acute and chronic hepatitis, abdominal distension, borborygmi, diarrhea, paralysis of four limbs, mastitis.


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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