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Gallbladder 06 (GB 6)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xuanli, Deviation from Hanging Skull (Suspended Minute)

Location
Within the hairline of the temporal region at the junction of the lower 1/4 and upper 3/4 of the distance between Touwei (ST 8) and Qubin (GB 7).

Indications
Migraine, pain in the outher canthus, tinnitus, frequent sneezing.

Traditional Action
Removes obstructions from the channel, benefits the ear.

Contraindications


References:

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

O’Connor, 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.