GB44 (Gall Bladder 44) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zuqiaoyin
English Name: Foot - Orifice Yin

Location: About 0.1 cun posterior to the lateral corner of the nail of the 4th toe.


Jing-Well point of the Gall Bladder channel.


Clears Heat and drains Fire, extinguishes Wind, spreads stagnant Liver Qi.

Primary Indications:

Unilateral headache, eye diseases (eye pain), pain in sides.

Secondary Indications:

Much dreaming, fever.

Tertiary Indications:

Deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, cough/asthma, irritability.

Other Indications:

Dry mouth, dry curled tongue, stiff tongue, hypertension, syncope, coma, sadness, cardiac dilatation, menstrual disorders, breast abscess, "Hot and cold abscess", inability to raise arm, elbow contracture, cramp in the limbs, pain and swelling of the dorsum of the foot.


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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