Theory

GB 40 - Acupuncture Point - Qiu Xu


GB 40 Names

  • English Name: Hill Ruins
  • Pinyin Name: Qiu Xu
  • Chinese Character: 丘墟

Location

  • Anterior and inferior to the external malleolus in a depression on the lateral side of the tendon of extensor digitorum longus
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 40 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for issues of the lower limbs a/or ankles - weakness, paralysis, atrophy.
  • Wrist issues using the cross joints needling method.
  • Chronic mallaria where chills are predominant


GB 40 Point Associations


GB 40 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 40 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".


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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