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Gall Bladder 42

Chinese Name:  Diwuhui (English translation: Earth Fivefold Convergence)

Location: On the lateral side of the dorsum of the foot, proximal to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint, between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digiti minimi of the foot.


  • Mastitis, breast distention
  • Headache, eye pain, tinnitus, deafness
  • Pain in the hypochondrium, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot

Functions: Moves Liver Qi, clears Gall Bladder Heat.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.


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