Theory

GB 39 - Acupuncture Point - Xuan Zhong (alt. Jue Gu)


GB 39 Names

  • English Name: Suspended Bell (alt. Severed Bone)
  • Pinyin Name: Xuan Zhong (alt. Jue Gu)
  • Chinese Character: 懸鐘

Location

  • 3 cun above the tip of the external malleolus in a depression between the posterior border of the fibula and the tendons of peroneous longus and brevis
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 39 Clinical Uses

  • Hui Meeting of the Marrow - excess or deficiency conditions effecting the bone marrow, ligaments, tendons, muscles a/or bones - pain, spasms, numbness, weakness.
  • Chronic Bi or Wei syndromes especially with KD Deficiency - thought to strenghthen immunity.
  • Neck issues, stiffness, arthritis, strain, sprain, whiplash, headache.
  • Descends rising LV/GB heat - dizziness, tinnitus.  



GB 39 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 39 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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