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Gall Bladder 12

Chinese Name: Wangu (English translation: Mastoid Bone)

Location: On the head, posterior to the auricle, in the depression posterior and inferior to the mastoid process.

Classification: Crossing point of the Gall Bladder and Urinary Bladder Meridians


  • Headache, stiffness and pain of the neck
  • Toothache, swelling of the cheek

Functions: Dispels Wind, benefits the head, calms the Shen, activates the meridian, relieves pain.

Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.  


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