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Gall Bladder 23

Chinese Name:  Zhejin (English translation: Sinew Seat)

Location: On the lateral side of the chest, 1 cun anterior to GB 22, at the level of the nipple, in the 4th intercostal space.


  • Chest congestion, pain in the hypochondrium
  • Asthma

Functions: Opens the chest, lowers rebellious Qi.

Needling: Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun.  On this meridian, do not puncture deeply all points from GB 22 to GB 25 to avoid injuring important internal organs.


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