GB38 (Gall Bladder 38) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Yangfu
English Name: Yang Aid
Location: 4 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, slightly anterior to the anterior border of the fibula, between m.extensor digitorum longus and m.peronaeus brevis.
Jing-River point, Fire point, sedation point.
Subdues Liver-Yang, clears Heat, resolves Damp-Heat.
Migraine, pain of the outer canthus, pain in the axillary region, scrofula, lumbar pain, pain in the chest, hypochondriac region and lateral aspect of the lower extremities, malaria.
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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