Point Localization: 4 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, slightly anterior to the anterior border of the fibula between extensor digitorum longus and peroneous brevis.

TCM Actions: Controls Liver Yang. Clears Heat.

Indications: Chronic migraine. Pain in the head, hypochondriac and the outer corner of the eye. Bitter taste. Sigh. Sensation of heat.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Yangfu – Yang Aid

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: King (river). Fire. Sedation.

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.