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Gall Bladder 39

Chinese Name:  Xuanzhong (English translation: Suspended Bell)

Location: On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 3 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.

Classification: Converging point of Marrow


  • Hemiplegia, rigidity and pain of the neck
  • Pain in the hypochondrium, beriberi
  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities

Functions: Strengthens the sinews and bones, nourishes marrow, activates the meridian, dispels Wind-Dampness, relieves neck pain, relieves pain.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.


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