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Gallbladder Meridian

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-root of nail.
There are the dorsal digital nerve of the intermediate dorsal cutaneous nerve of the foot, and the arteriovenous network formed by the dorsal digital arteries naf veins of the foot with the proper plantar arteries and veins in this area.


Location:
Sit upright, hang down one`s shanks with feet touching the ground; at the meeting point of the line along the lateral border and the line along the base of the nail of the 4 toe.
Function:
Refreshing oneself and promoting eyesight, clearing heat and relieving fullness in the hypochondrium.


Indications:
Migraine, deafness, tinnitus, ophthalmalgia, dreaminess, and febrile diseases.


Prescription:
Combined use with QuchiLI11 (Quchi (LI11) He-Sea Point) for treatment of hypertension; with NeiguanPC6 (Neiguan (PC6) Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point) for treatment of intercostal neuralgia; and with QiangjianGV18 (Qiangjian (GV18)) for treatment of headache.


Methods:
Insert the needle perpendicularly to 0.1-0.2 cun depth; needling response: local sensation of pain; moxibustion: using 2-3 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 5 min.

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