Theory

GB 37 - Acupuncture Point - Guang Ming


GB 37 Names

  • English Name: Bright Light
  • Pinyin Name: Guang Ming
  • Chinese Character: 光明

Location

  • 5 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 37 Clinical Uses

  • Eye issues, especially LV related - redness, itching, blurry vision, night blindness, optic nerve atrophy, cataracts.
  • Lower leg, calf a/or foot problems - dropped foot, edema, atrophy, obstruction.
  • Headaches effecting the region around the eyes - temporal, infra/supraorbital, migraines.
  • Breast issues from stagnant LV Qi - pain, insufficient lactation


GB 37 Point Associations


GB 37 TCM Patterns

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

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



GB 37 Conditions Treated

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

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


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