Points Database

Location Guides:

: Weidao : Linking Path

GB-28 : Foot Shaoyang Gall Bladder 28


Meetings:
Meeting of Gall Bladder with Dai Mai

Location:
0.5 cun anterior and inferior to Wushu GB-27.

Needling:
Perpendicular insertion 1 - 1.5 cun

TCM Actions:
Regulates the Dai Mai
Regualtes the lower jiao and transforms stagnation

TCM Indications:
  • Uterine prolapse, irregular menstruation, leucorrhoea.
  • Pain of the back and ilium, lower abdominal pain, shan disorder.
  • No pleasure in eating, vomiting.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Ilioinguinal nerve (L1)
    Dermatome Segment: L1

    Notes:
    This point is also on the 3rd trajectory of the Chong mai connecting the Chong with the Du (Yuen, 2005, The Extraoridinary Vessels).

    This point is chosen in preference over Wushu GB-27 in incidences of releasing Yang emotions being held onto in the Dai mai (Ibid.).

    In Mayan medicine:
    Used to treat painful growths without abscess (Garcia, Sierra, Balam, 1999: Wind in the Blood)


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