UB 4 - Acupuncture Point - Qu Cha

  • English Name:  Deviating Turn
  • Pinyin Name:  Qu Cha
  • Chinese Character:  曲差
  • 1.5 cun lateral to GV 24, or .5 cun inside the AHL at the junction of the medial 1/3 and lateral 2/3's distance between GV 24 & ST 8.
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  • Local point for headache and/or nasal issues.
  • Headaches, particularly frontal/sinus, eye pain, vision issues (dimness, blurry).
  • Nasal polyps, nosebleeds, allergies, rhinitis.

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The (UB) Urinary Bladder Meridian has 67 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions


GV 24
Spirit Court
  • Local point for frontal headache, chronic sinusitis, nosebleeds, nasal discharge, excessive tearing.
  • Psychological issues with anxiety/mania as a main symptom - anxiety, panic attacks, fear, add, manic depression.
  • Epilepsy, dizziness.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Effects the cranial nerve system, useful for all issues related to the cranial nerves, TMJ, vertigo. 
  • Differentiation: GV 23 is more for nose problems whereas GV 24 is more for headaches. 
UB 3
Eyebrow Ascension
  • Local point for headaches, nasal obstruction.
  • Epilepsy, agitation of the heart (possibly resulting in mania or excessive giddiness).


GB 15
Head Overlooking Tears
  • Excessive tearing from internal or external wind effecting the eyes.
  • Sinus issues (with GV 23, Yintang a/or LI 20) - sinusitis, rhinitis

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