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Gallbladder 35 (GB 35)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yangjiao, Yang Crossing

Location
7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the posterior border of the fibula.

Indications
Fullness of chest and hypochondriac region, muscular atrophy, paralysis of leg.

Traditional Action
Relaxes sinews, removes obstructions from the channel, stops pain.

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.