GB6 (Gall Bladder 6) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Xuanli
English Name: Deviation from Hanging Skull

Location: Within the hairline, at the junction of the lower 1/4 and upper 3/4 of the distance between Touwei (ST8) and Qubin (GB7).


Meeting point of Gall Bladder, Triple Burner and Stomach.


Removes obstructions from the channel, benefits the ear.


Migraine, pain in the outer canthus, tinnitus, frequent sneezing.


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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