Point Localization: In line with the nipple in the seventh intercostal space.

TCM Actions: Solves Heat-Dampness. Move the Liver Qi. Harmonizes the Middle Burner. Subdues the rebellion of Qi.

Indications: Bitter taste or tacky. Difficulty digesting fat. Distension, fullness or pain in the upper quadrant or epigastric region. Vomiting. Acid regurgitation. Reflux. Hiccup. Eructation. Heaviness. Jaundice. Lithiasis (stones) in the Gallbladder.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Riyue – Sun and Moon

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Mu (collecting) point of the Gallbladder.

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




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