GB36 (Gall Bladder 36) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Waiqiu
English Name: Outer Mound

Location: 7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.


Accumulation point of the Gall Bladder channel.


Removes obstruction from the channel, stops pain.


Pain in the neck, chest, thigh and hypochondriac region, rabies.


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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