Theory

GB 43 - Acupuncture Point - Xia Xi


GB 43 Names

  • English Name: Pinched Ravine
  • Pinyin Name: Xia Xi
  • Chinese Character: 俠谿

Location

  • On the dorsum of the foot between the 4th and 5th toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 43 Clinical Uses

  • Ying Spring Point - clears heat from the entire channel.
  • Effects opposite end of the channel - headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, eye a/or ear pain.
  • GB Damp Heat stagnations in the channel - swelling in axillary region, lateral costal pain, breast abscesses, knee pain



GB 43 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 43 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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