Gb-40

Gb-40

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Mound of Ruins
Name
丘墟
Transliteration
Qiuxu
Special Point
Yuan Point
Description
Yuan-Source point
Indications
Liver qi GB heat damp-heat GB channel pain joints tendons shaoyang (GB & SJ Channel)
Kinesiology
pain redness and swelling for head neck throat armpit and abdomen vomiting acid regurgitations hip pain sciatica leg pain contra-lateral wrist pain
Channel Psychology
GB: Decisions/ choices. I implement my heart’s desire.
Key Spirit Point Themes
Wilderness hill re-evaluating fixed perspectives
Symptoms
Distention and pain of the chest and lateral costal region with inability to catch the breath, sighing, swelling in the armpit sudden acute abdominal pain, hardness of the lower abdomen, herpes zoster, one-sided headache, redness, swelling and pain of the eyes, superficial visual obstruction, poor eyesight, throat painful obstruction., vomiting, acid regurgitation, chronic malaria, neck pain, chills and fever with swelling of the neck, paralysis, pain of the lumbar spine, pain of the hip, atrophy disorder and painful obstruction of the lower limb, cramping and pain of the legs, sciatica, pain of the lower leg, drop foot flaccidity of the ankle, swelling of the lateral ankle, pain of the wrist.
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.