Theory

GB 36 - Acupuncture Point - Wai Qiu


GB 36 Names

  • English Name: Outer Hill
  • Pinyin Name: Wai Qiu
  • Chinese Character: 外丘

Location

  • 7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus on the anterior border of the fibula
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 36 Clinical Uses

  • Mentioned in the Bronze Man for treating rabies w/rage, fever, convulsions - moxa 3 cones after bite.
  • Acute cholecystitis.
  • Acute painful skin conditions


GB 36 Point Associations


GB 36 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 36 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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