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.


Luo-Connecting point of Gall Bladder channel.


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.


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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