Theory

GB 24 - Acupuncture Point - Ri Yue


GB 24 Names

  • English Name: Sun and Moon
  • Pinyin Name: Ri Yue
  • Chinese Character: 日月

Location

  • Directly below the nipple in the 7th ICS, 4 cun lateral to the AML
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 24 Clinical Uses

  • LV & GB issues, especially involving heat and stagnation - gallstones, hepatitis, jaundice.
  • LV/GB attacking the SP - nausea, vomiting, sour belching, bitter taste, acid reflux.
  • GB related emotional imbalances - fearfullness, shyness, indecisiveness, timidity, sighing.
  • The Ling Shu indicates GB 24 (GB Front Mu) & UB 19 (GB Back Shu) for frequent indecisiveness.  


GB 24 Point Associations

  • GB Front Mu
  • Intersection Point of the GB, SP & Yang Wei Meridians

GB 24 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GB 24 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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