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GALLBLADDER MERIDIAN POINTS


GB1

Gallbladder Channel GB1 Acupuncture Point (瞳子髎 (tóng zǐ liáo)) / (동자료 (dong ja ryo))

Chinese: 瞳子髎 (tóng zǐ liáo)

Korean: 동자료 (dong ja ryo)

Translation: Pupil Crevice

CAM Location: 0.5 cun lateral to outer canthus in depression on lateral side of orbit.



GB2

Gallbladder Channel GB2 Acupuncture Point (聽會 (tīng huì)) / (청회 (cheong hoe))

Chinese: 聽會 (tīng huì)

Korean: 청회 (cheong hoe)

Translation: Hearing Convergence

CAM Location: anterior to intertragic notch at posterior border of condyloid process of mandible; point is located with mouth open.



GB3

Gallbladder Channel GB3 Acupuncture Point (上關 (shàng guān)) / (상관 (sang gwan))

Chinese: 上關 (shàng guān)

Korean: 상관 (sang gwan)

Translation: Above the Arch

CAM Location: in front of ear on upper border of zygomatic arch in depression directly above St-7.



GB4

Gallbladder Channel GB4 Acupuncture Point (頷厭 (hàn yàn)) / (함염 (ha yeom))

Chinese: 頷厭 (hàn yàn)

Korean: 함염 (ha yeom)

Translation: Forehead Fullness

CAM Location: within hairline of temporal region at junction of upper ¼ and lower ¾ of distance between St-8 and GB-7.



GB5

Gallbladder Channel GB5 Acupuncture Point (懸顱 (xuán lú)) / (현로 (hyeol lo))

Chinese: 懸顱 (xuán lú)

Korean: 현로 (hyeol lo)

Translation: Suspended Skull

CAM Location: within hairline of temporal region midway of border line connecting St-8 and GB-7.



GB6

Gallbladder Channel GB6 Acupuncture Point (懸厘 (xuán lí)) / (현리 (hyeol li))

Chinese: 懸厘 (xuán lí)

Korean: 현리 (hyeol li)

Translation: Suspended Tuft

CAM Location: within hairline at junction of lower ¼ and upper ¾ of distance between St-8 and GB-7.



GB7

Gallbladder Channel GB7 Acupuncture Point (曲鬢 (qū bìn)) / (곡빈 (gok bin))

Chinese: 曲鬢 (qū bìn)

Korean: 곡빈 (gok bin)

Translation: Temporal Hairline Curve

CAM Location: on head at crossing point of vertical posterior border of temple and horizontal line through ear apex.



GB8

Gallbladder Channel GB8 Acupuncture Point (率谷 (shuài gǔ)) / (솔곡 (sol gok))

Chinese: 率谷 (shuài gǔ)

Korean: 솔곡 (sol gok)

Translation: Leading Valley

CAM Location: superior to apex of auricle 1.5 cun within hairline.



GB9

Gallbladder Channel GB9 Acupuncture Point (天沖 (tiān chōng)) / (천충 (cheon chung))

Chinese: 天沖 (tiān chōng)

Korean: 천충 (cheon chung)

Translation: Heavenly Surge

CAM Location: directly above posterior border of auricle 2 cun within hairline about 0.5 cun posterior to GB-8.



GB10

Gallbladder Channel GB10 Acupuncture Point (浮白 (fú bái)) / (부백 (bu baek))

Chinese: 浮白 (fú bái)

Korean: 부백 (bu baek)

Translation: Floating White

CAM Location: posterior and superior to mastoid process at junction of middle third and upper third of curved line connecting GB-9 and GB-12.



GB11

Gallbladder Channel GB11 Acupuncture Point (頭竅陰 (tóu qiào yīn)) / (두규음 (du gyu eum))

Chinese: 頭竅陰 (tóu qiào yīn)

Korean: 두규음 (du gyu eum)

Translation: Head Portal Yin

CAM Location: posterior and superior to mastoid process at junction of middle third and lower third of curved line connecting GB-9 and GB-12.



GB12

Gallbladder Channel GB12 Acupuncture Point (完骨 (wán gǔ)) / (완골 (wan gol))

Chinese: 完骨 (wán gǔ)

Korean: 완골 (wan gol)

Translation: Mastoid Process

CAM Location: in depression posterior and inferior to mastoid process.



GB13

Gallbladder Channel GB13 Acupuncture Point (本神 (běn shén)) / (본신 (bon sin))

Chinese: 本神 (běn shén)

Korean: 본신 (bon sin)

Translation: Spirit Root

CAM Location: 0.5 cun within hairline of forehead 3 cun lateral to Du-24.



GB14

Gallbladder Channel GB14 Acupuncture Point (陽白 (yáng bái)) / (양백 (yang baek))

Chinese: 陽白 (yáng bái)

Korean: 양백 (yang baek)

Translation: Yang Bright

CAM Location: on forehead directly above pupil, 1 cun directly above midpoint of eyebrow.



GB15

Gallbladder Channel GB15 Acupuncture Point (頭臨泣 (tóu lín qì)) / (두임읍 (du im eup))

Chinese: 頭臨泣 (tóu lín qì)

Korean: 두임읍 (du im eup)

Translation: Head Governor of Tears

CAM Location: on head directly above pupil and 0.5 cun above anterior hairline at midpoint of line connecting Du-24 and St-8.



GB16

Gallbladder Channel GB16 Acupuncture Point (目窗 (mù chuāng)) / (목창 (mok chang))

Chinese: 目窗 (mù chuāng)

Korean: 목창 (mok chang)

Translation: Eye Windows

CAM Location: on head, 1.5 cun above anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to midline of head.



GB17

Gallbladder Channel GB17 Acupuncture Point (正營 (zhèng yíng)) / (정영 (jyeong yeong))

Chinese: 正營 (zhèng yíng)

Korean: 정영 (jyeong yeong)

Translation: Upright Construction

CAM Location: on head, 2.5 cun above anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to midline of head.



GB18

Gallbladder Channel GB18 Acupuncture Point (承靈 (chéng líng)) / (승령 (seung nyeong))

Chinese: 承靈 (chéng líng)

Korean: 승령 (seung nyeong)

Translation: Spirit Support

CAM Location: on head, 4 cun above anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to midline of head.



GB19

Gallbladder Channel GB19 Acupuncture Point (腦空 (nǎo kōng)) / (뇌공 (noe gong))

Chinese: 腦空 (nǎo kōng)

Korean: 뇌공 (noe gong)

Translation: Brain Hollow

CAM Location: on head and on level of upper border of external occipital protuberance or Du-17, 2.25 cun lateral to midline of head.



GB20

Gallbladder Channel GB20 Acupuncture Point (風池 (fēng chí)) / (풍지 (pung ji))

Chinese: 風池 (fēng chí)

Korean: 풍지 (pung ji)

Translation: Wind Pool

CAM Location: in depression between upper portion of SCM and trapezius on same level with Du-16.



GB21

Gallbladder Channel GB21 Acupuncture Point (肩井 (jīan jǐng)) / (견정 (gyeon jeong))

Chinese: 肩井 (jīan jǐng)

Korean: 견정 (gyeon jeong)

Translation: Shoulder Well

CAM Location: on shoulder directly above nipple at midpoint of line connecting Du-14 and acromion at highest point of shoulder.



GB22

Gallbladder Channel GB22 Acupuncture Point (淵腋 (yuān yè)) / (연액 (yeon aek))

Chinese: 淵腋 (yuān yè)

Korean: 연액 (yeon aek)

Translation: Armpit Source

CAM Location: on mid-axillary line when arm is raised 3 cun below axilla in 4th intercostal space.



GB23

Gallbladder Channel GB23 Acupuncture Point (輒筋 (zhé jīn)) / (첩근 (cheop geun))

Chinese: 輒筋 (zhé jīn)

Korean: 첩근 (cheop geun)

Translation: Sinew Seat

CAM Location: 1 cun anterior to GB-22 at level of nipple in 4th intercostal space.



GB24

Gallbladder Channel GB24 Acupuncture Point (日月 (rì yuè)) / (일월 (il weol))

Chinese: 日月 (rì yuè)

Korean: 일월 (il weol)

Translation: Sun and Moon

CAM Location: directly below nipple in 7th intercostal space 4 cun lateral to anterior midline.



GB25

Gallbladder Channel GB25 Acupuncture Point (京門 (jīng mén)) / (경문 (gyeong mun))

Chinese: 京門 (jīng mén)

Korean: 경문 (gyeong mun)

Translation: Capital Gate

CAM Location: on lateral side of abdomen on lower border of free end of 12th rib.



GB26

Gallbladder Channel GB26 Acupuncture Point (帶脈 (dài mài)) / (대맥 (dae maek))

Chinese: 帶脈 (dài mài)

Korean: 대맥 (dae maek)

Translation: Girdle Vessel

CAM Location: directly below LR-13 (Zhangmen) at crossing point of vertical line through free end of 11th rib and horizontal line through umbilicus.



GB27

Gallbladder Channel GB27 Acupuncture Point (五樞 (wǔ shū)) / (오추 (o chu))

Chinese: 五樞 (wǔ shū)

Korean: 오추 (o chu)

Translation: Fifth Pivot

CAM Location: in lateral side of abdomen anterior to superior iliac spine 3 cun below level of umbilicus.



GB28

Gallbladder Channel GB28 Acupuncture Point (維道 (wéi dào)) / (유도 (yu do))

Chinese: 維道 (wéi dào)

Korean: 유도 (yu do)

Translation: Linking Path

CAM Location: anterior and inferior to anterior superior iliac spine 0.5 cun anterior and inferior to GB-27.



GB29

Gallbladder Channel GB29 Acupuncture Point (居髎 (jū liáo)) / (거료 (geo ryo))

Chinese: 居髎 (jū liáo)

Korean: 거료 (geo ryo)

Translation: Squatting Bone Hole

CAM Location: in depression of midpoint between anterosuperior iliac spine and prominence of greater trochanter.



GB30

Gallbladder Channel GB30 Acupuncture Point (環跳 (huán tiào)) / (환도 (hwan do))

Chinese: 環跳 (huán tiào)

Korean: 환도 (hwan do)

Translation: Jumping Circle

CAM Location: at junction of lateral ⅓ and medial ⅔ of distance between prominence of greater trochanter and hiatus of sacrum, Du-2; when locating point put patient in lateral recumbent position with thigh flexed.



GB31

Gallbladder Channel GB31 Acupuncture Point (風市 (fēng shì)) / (풍시 (pung si))

Chinese: 風市 (fēng shì)

Korean: 풍시 (pung si)

Translation: Wind Market

CAM Location: on midline of lateral aspect of thigh, 7 cun above transverse popliteal crease; when patient is standing erect with hands close to sides, point is where tip of middle finger touches.



GB32

Gallbladder Channel GB32 Acupuncture Point (中瀆 (zhōng dú)) / (중독 (jung dok))

Chinese: 中瀆 (zhōng dú)

Korean: 중독 (jung dok)

Translation: Ditch Centre

CAM Location: on lateral aspect of thigh 2 cun below GB-31 or 5 cun above transverse popliteal crease between vastus lateralis and biceps femoris.



GB33

Gallbladder Channel GB33 Acupuncture Point (膝陽關 (xī yáng guān)) / (슬양관 (seul yang gwan))

Chinese: 膝陽關 (xī yáng guān)

Korean: 슬양관 (seul yang gwan)

Translation: Yang Knee Gate

CAM Location: 3 cun above GB-34 lateral to knee joint in depression above external epicondyle of femur.



GB34

Gallbladder Channel GB34 Acupuncture Point (陽陵泉 (yáng líng quán)) / (양릉천 (yang neung cheon))

Chinese: 陽陵泉 (yáng líng quán)

Korean: 양릉천 (yang neung cheon)

Translation: Yang Mound Spring

CAM Location: in depression anterior and inferior to head of fibula.



GB35

Gallbladder Channel GB35 Acupuncture Point (陽交 (yáng jiāo)) / (양교 (yang gyo))

Chinese: 陽交 (yáng jiāo)

Korean: 양교 (yang gyo)

Translation: Yang Intersection

CAM Location: 7 cun above tip of external malleolus on posterior border of fibula.



GB36

Gallbladder Channel GB36 Acupuncture Point (外丘 (wài qiū)) / (외구 (woe gu))

Chinese: 外丘 (wài qiū)

Korean: 외구 (woe gu)

Translation: Outer Hill

CAM Location: 7 cun above tip of external malleolus on anterior border of fibula.



GB37

Gallbladder Channel GB37 Acupuncture Point (光明 (guāng míng)) / (광명 (gwan myeong))

Chinese: 光明 (guāng míng)

Korean: 광명 (gwan myeong)

Translation: Bright Light

CAM Location: 5 cun directly above tip of external malleolus on anterior border of fibula.



GB38

Gallbladder Channel GB38 Acupuncture Point (陽輔 (yáng fǔ)) / (양보 (yang bo))

Chinese: 陽輔 (yáng fǔ)

Korean: 양보 (yang bo)

Translation: Yang Assistance

CAM Location: 4 cun above tip of external malleolus slightly anterior to anterior border of fibula, between extensor digitorum longus and peroneus brevis.



GB39

Gallbladder Channel GB39 Acupuncture Point (懸鐘 (xuán zhōng)) / (현종 (hyeon jong))

Chinese: 懸鐘 (xuán zhōng)

Korean: 현종 (hyeon jong)

Translation: Suspended Bell

CAM Location: 3 cun above tip of external malleolus on anterior border of fibula.



GB40

Gallbladder Channel GB40 Acupuncture Point (丘墟 (qiū xū)) / (구허 (gu heo))

Chinese: 丘墟 (qiū xū)

Korean: 구허 (gu heo)

Translation: Mound

CAM Location: anterior and inferior to external malleolus in depression on lateral side of tendon of extensor digitorum longus.



GB41

Gallbladder Channel GB41 Acupuncture Point (足臨泣 (zú lín qì)) / (족임읍 (jok im eup))

Chinese: 足臨泣 (zú lín qì)

Korean: 족임읍 (jok im eup)

Translation: Foot Governor of Tears

CAM Location: posterior to 4th metatarsophalangeal joint in depression lateral to tendon of extensor digiti minimi of foot.



GB42

Gallbladder Channel GB42 Acupuncture Point (地五會 (dì wǔ huì)) / (지오회 (ji o hoe))

Chinese: 地五會 (dì wǔ huì)

Korean: 지오회 (ji o hoe)

Translation: Earth Fivefold Convergence

CAM Location: posterior to 4th metatarsophalangeal joint between 4th and 5th metatarsal bones on medial side of tendon of extensor digiti minimi of foot.



GB43

Gallbladder Channel GB43 Acupuncture Point (俠谿 (xiá xī)) / (협계 (hyeop gye))

Chinese: 俠谿 (xiá xī)

Korean: 협계 (hyeop gye)

Translation: Narrow Stream

CAM Location: on dorsum of foot between 4th and 5th toe proximal to margin of web at junction of red and white skin.



GB44

Gallbladder Channel GB44 Acupuncture Point (足竅陰 (zú qiào yīn)) / (족규음 (jok gyu eum))

Chinese: 足竅陰 (zú qiào yīn)

Korean: 족규음 (jok gyu eum)

Translation: Foot Opening to Yin

CAM Location: on lateral side of 4th toe about 0.1 cun from corner of nail.