Gallbladder 41 (GB 41)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zulingqi, Foot Overlooking Tears
In the depression distal to the junction of the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones, on the lateral side of the tendon of muscle extensor digiti minimi of the foot.
Headache, vertigo, pain of the outer canthus, scrofula, pain in hypochondriac region, distending pain of the breast, ireegular menstruation, pain and swelling of the dorsum of the foot and toe.
Resolves damp-heat, promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, regulates the Girdle vessel (Dai Mai Vessel).
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