GB 41 - Acupuncture Point - Zu Lin Qi

  • English Name:  Foot Overlooking Tears
  • Pinyin Name:  Zu Lin Qi
  • Chinese Character:  足臨泣
  • Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint in a depression lateral to the tendon of extensor digiti minimi
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  • 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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The (GB) Gall Bladder Meridian has 44 points:

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