Acupuncture Points Notebook

Location Guides:

: Tianchong : Heavenly Rushing

GB-9 : Foot Shaoyang Gall Bladder 9


Meetings:
Meeting of Gall Bladder with Bladder

Location:
Above the ear, in the depression 0.5 cun posterior to Shuigu GB-8.

Needling:
Transverse insertion 0.5 - 1.5 cun in the direction of symptoms or to connect with other points.

TCM Actions:
Clears gall bladder channel heat
Calms the spirit and pacifies fright

TCM Indications:
  • Headache, tinnitus, damp itching of the ear, toothache, swelling and pain of the gums, goitre.
  • Propensity to fear and fright, fright palpitations, epilepsy, tetany, madness.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Greater occipital nerve from C2
    Dermatome Segment: C2

    Notes:
    In Tibetan medicine:
    Moxa point (AMNH, Tibetan Medical Paintings)


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