Theory

GB 44 - Acupuncture Point - Zu Qiao Yin


GB 44 Names

  • English Name: Foot Portal Yin
  • Pinyin Name: Zu Qiao Yin
  • Chinese Character: 足竅陰

Location

  • .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the 4th toe
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 44 Clinical Uses

  • Insomnia especially with nightmares - LV/GB heat rising to effect the HT (fullness below the heart).
  • Issues with the sense organs (eyes, ears, nose, mouth, tongue) related to excesses a/or stagnation - pain, inflammation, speech disorders, stiff tongue



GB 44 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 44 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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