Names Of Zu Lin Qi

GB 41 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Foot Overlooking Tears
  • Pinyin Name: Zu Lin Qi
  • Chinese Character: 足臨泣
Meridian Information

Where Is GB 41 ?

GB 41 Location

  • Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint in a depression lateral to the tendon of extensor digiti minimi
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is GB 41 Used For?

GB 41 Clinical Usages

  • Moves LV Qi - menstrual/breast disorders, distal point for headaches (lateral or migraines - classical mentioned for occipital or vertex).
  • As the name indicates - "foot overlooking tears," useful for eye problems, redness, swelling and lacrimation issues, tearing, excessive lacrimation.
  • Local point for lateral foot issues - pain, cramping

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