Gallbladder 04 (GB 4)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Hanyan, Forehead Fullness
Within the hairline of the temporal region at the junction of the upper 1/4 and lower 3/4 of the distance between Touwei (ST 8) and Qubin (GB 7).
Migraine, vertigo, tinnitus, pain in the outer canthus, toothache, convulsion, epilepsy.
Courses wind, quickens connecting vessels, clears heat, settles fright, relieves pain.
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