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Dannangxue

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Gallbladder Point

Location
The tender spot 1-2 cun below Yanglingquan (GB 34).

Indications
Acute and chronic cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, biliary ascariasis, muscle atrophy and numbness of the lower extremities.

Traditional Action
Resolves damp-heat from the Gallbladder.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.