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Gallbladder 16 (GB 16)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Muchuang, Eye Window

Location
1.5 cun posterior to Toulinqi (GB 15), on the line connecting Toulinqi (GB 15) and Fengchi (GB 20).

Indications
Headache, vertigo, red and painful eyes, nasal obstruction.

Traditional Action
Courses the channels and connecting vessels, clears head and brightens the eyes.

Contraindications


References:

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

OíConnor, 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.