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Gallbladder Meridian

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-galea aponeurosis-loose connective tissue below aponeurosis.
There are the supraorbital nerve and the frontal branches of the superficial temporal artery and vein in this area.

Sit upright with one's back propped; on the vertical line passing through the pupil, 1.5 cun into the anterior hairline, i.e. 1 cun posterior to ToulinqiGB15(Toulinqi (GB15)).
Refreshing oneself, improving eyesight, and expelling wind and clearing heat.

Headache, vertigo, red and painful eyes, and nasal obstruction.

Combined use with YintangEXHN3 (EX-HN3) and HeguLI4 (Hegu (LI4) Yuan-Source Point) for treatment of rhinitis; with FengchiGB20 (Fengchi (GB20)) and TaiyangEXHN5 (EX-HN5) for treatment of glaucoma; with DalingPC7 (Daling (PC7) Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point), HeguLI4 (LI4), YemenTE2 (Yemen (TE2) Ying-Spring Point), ShangxingGV23 (Shangxing (GV23)), CuanzhuBL2 (Cuanzhu (BL2)), and SizhukongTE23 (Sizhukong (TE23)) for treatment of conjunctival congestion; with TianchongGB9 (Tianchong (GB9)), FengchiGB20 (GB20) for treatment of headache; and with XianguST43 (Xiangu (ST43) Shu-Stream Point) for treatment of swelling of the head and face.

Insert the needle subcutaneously to 0.3-0.5 cun depth; needling response: local numbness and distention; moxibustion: using 3-5, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.


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