Gall Bladder 24
Chinese Name: Riyue (English translation: Sun and Moon)
On the upper abdomen, directly below the nipple, in
the 7th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
Front-Mu Point of the Gall Bladder
Crossing Point on the Gall Bladder and Urinary Bladder Meridians
- Swelling and pain in the hypochondrium
- Vomiting, hiccup, acid regurgitation
Resolves Damp-Heat, regulates Gall Bladder and Liver Qi, lowers rebellious Qi,
regulates the Middle Jiao.
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,
Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun.
this meridian, do not puncture deeply all points from GB 22 to GB 25 to avoid
injuring important internal organs.