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GB32 (Gall Bladder 32) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhongdu
English Name: -

Location: On the lateral aspect of the thigh, 2 cun below Fengshi (GB31), or 5 cun above the transverse popliteal crease, between m. vastus lateralis and m. biceps femoris.

Functions:

Expels Wind, relaxes sinews, strengthens the bones, relieves itching.

Indications:

Pain and soreness of the thigh and knee, numbness and weakness of the lower limbs, hemiplegia.

References:

The English Name 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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