Gallbladder 11 (GB 11)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Touqiaoyin, Head Portal Yin
Posterior and superior to the mastoid process, on the line drawn connecting Fubai (GB 10) and Wangu (GB 12).
Pain in the head and neck, tinnitus, deafness, pain in the ears.
Clears heat and disinhibits Gallbladder channel damp-heat, frees the ears and disinhibits the throat.
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