Point Localization: Anterior and inferior to the external malleolus in a depression on the lateral side of the tendon of extensor digitorum longus.

TCM Actions: Smooths the flow of Liver Qi. Clears Gallbladder Heat.

Indications: Distention of the hypochondrium. Swelling, redness and pain in the eyes. Headache. Sigh. Depression. Bad temper. Bitter taste. Indecision. Difficulty in making difficult decisions. Shyness. Lack of initiative. Lack of purpose in life.

Target area: Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Qiuxu – Mound Ruins

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Yuan (source).

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.