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Gallbladder Meridian

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-long extensor muscle of toes-long extensor muscle of the great toe-interossous membrane of leg-posterior tibial muscle.
In the superficial layer, there are the lateral sural cutaneous nerve and the superficial peroneal nerve, In the deep layer, there are the peroneal artery and vein.

Upright sitting or lateral position; on the lateral side of the shank, 4 cun above the tip of lateral malleolus, on the anterior border of fibula.
Removing heat from the liver and gallbladder, dredging the meridians and collaterals.

Migraine, pain in the outer cnathus, pain in the axillary region, scrofula, lumbar pain, pain in the chest, hypochondriac region and lateral aspect of the lower extremities, and malaria.

Combined use with FutuLI18 (Futu (LI18)) for treatment of tonsillitis.; with YanglingquanGB34 (Yanglingquan (GB34) He-Sea Point, Influential Point of Tendon) for treatment of peroneal paralysis; and with QiuxuGB40 (Qiuxu (GB40) Yuan-Primary Point) and ZulinqiGB41 (Zulinqi (GB41) Shu-Stream Point, The Eight Confluent Point) for treatment of swelling of the axilla.

Insert the needle perpendicularly to 1-1.5 cun depth; needling response: local sensation of numbness and distention, radiating downward; moxibustion: using 3-7 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 15 min.


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