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Gallbladder 30 (GB 30)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Huantiao, Jumping Circle

Location
At the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 2/3 of the distance between the great trochanter and the hiatus of the sacrum (Yaoshu Du 2). When locating the pint, put the patient in lateral recumbent position with the thigh flexed.

Indications
Pain of the lumbar region and thigh, muscular atrophy of lower limbs, hemiplegia.

Traditional Action
Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies Qi and blood, resolves damp-heat.

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.