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Gall Bladder 30

Chinese Name:  Huantiao (English translation: Jumping Round)

Location: On the lateral side of the buttocks, when the patient is in the lateral recumbent position and the thigh is flexed, this point is at the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 1/3 of the line connecting the greater trochanter and the hiatus of the sacrum.

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


  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities
  • Pain of the lumbar and leg, hemiplegia

Functions: Activates the meridian and removes obstructions, benefits the hips and legs, resolves Wind-Damp, relieves pain.

Notes: GB 30  is a common and important point in the treatment of sciatica.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 2.0 - 3.0 cun.


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