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GB37 (Gall Bladder 37) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Guangming
English Name: Bright Light

Location: 5 cun directly above the tip of the lateral malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.

Nature:

Luo-Connecting point of Gall Bladder channel.

Functions:

Regulate the Liver, clears the vision, clears Fire from the Liver and Gall Bladder, dispels Wind and resolves Damp.

Primary Indications:

Eye diseases (eye pain/itching, night blindness, atrophy of optic nerve, Wei and Bi syndromes of lower limbs).

Tertiary Indications:

Knee pain, distension and pain in breast, fever without sweating, mental disorders.

Other Indications:

Migraine headache, grinding of the teeth, retention of rabid dog bite toxin, seizures, pains in side, pigeon chest in infants.

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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