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Gall Bladder 24

Chinese Name:  Riyue (English translation: Sun and Moon)

Location: On the upper abdomen, directly below the nipple, in the 7th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Classification: Front-Mu Point of the Gall Bladder Meridian
Crossing Point on the Gall Bladder and Urinary Bladder Meridians

Indications:

  • Swelling and pain in the hypochondrium
  • Jaundice
  • Vomiting, hiccup, acid regurgitation

Functions: Resolves Damp-Heat, regulates Gall Bladder and Liver Qi, lowers rebellious Qi, regulates the Middle Jiao.

Notes: Front-Mu points can be used to treat diseases of the affected Zang-Fu organ, and those of Yang meridians and collaterals. They treat diseases of Six Fu-organs and diseases of yang meridians. An adverse reaction when a Front-Mu point is pressed can help make a diagnosis. For more complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points, click here.

Needling: Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun.  On this meridian, do not puncture deeply all points from GB 22 to GB 25 to avoid injuring important internal organs.

 


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