Point Localization: 7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus on the anterior border of the fibula.

TCM Actions: Remove obstruction from the channel.

Indications: Bi Syndrome in the channel. Atrophy of the legs. Pain in the channel region.

Target area: Legs.

Point Name and Meaning: Waiqiu – Outer Mound

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.