Gallbladder 34 (GB 34)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yanglingquan, Yang Hill Spring
In the depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula.
Hemiplegia, weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, swelling and pain of the knee, beriberi, hypochondriac pain, bitter taste in the mouth, vomitting, jaundice, infantile convulsion.
Promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, resolves damp-heat, removes obstructions from the channel, relaxes the sinews, subdues rebellious Qi.
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