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Gall Bladder 44

Chinese Name:  Zuqiaoyin (English translation: Foot Portal Yin)

Location: On the foot, on the lateral side of the end of the 4th toe, .1 cun (finger cun) from the corner of the nail.

Classification: Jing-Well point on the Gall Bladder Meridian


  • Migraine, redness and pain of the eye, pain in the hypochondrium
  • Tinnitus, deafness
  • Hemiplegia

Functions: Clears Heat, subdues Liver Yang, calms the Shen, benefits the eyes.

Notes: Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .1 - .3 cun.


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