Gallbladder 43 (GB 43)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xiaxi, Stream Insertion (Pinched Ravine)
On dorsum of foot between the fourth and fifth toe, proximal to margin of the web.
Headache, dizziness, vertigo, pain in outer canthus, tinnitus, deafness, swelling of the cheek, pain in hypochondriac region, distending pain of the breast, febrile diseases.
Subdues Liver yang, benefits the ears, resolves damp-heat.
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