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GB30 (Gall Bladder 30) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Huantiao
English Name: Encircling Leap

Location: On a line between the greater trochanter and sacral hiatus, one third of the distance from the greater trochanter. Locate this point with patient in lateral recumbent position with thigh flexed.

Nature:

9th of Ma Dan Yang's Twelve Stars, point of intersection of Gall Bladder channel with Bladder channel.

Functions:

Benefits low back and legs, dispels Wind-Damp from the channels (treats Bi syndrome), major point for sciatica.

Primary Indications:

Pain in low back and hip, hemiplegia.

Tertiary Indications:

Wei and Bi syndromes of lower limbs, sciatica, foot swelling, edema, urticaria.

Other Indications:

Epilepsy, insensitivity due to Wind, pain in sides and kidneys.

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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