GB 1 – eye problems (red, tearing, pain), headache, expels Heat
Location (tongziliao): in hollow on lateral side of the orbital margin, approx. 0.5 cun lateral to outer canthus
GB 2 – discharge from the ear, clears LR GB, expels Wind, moves Qi
Location (tinghui): in hollow between intertragic notch posteriorly and condyloid process of the mandible anteriorly. Locate points with mouth wide open
GB 3 – trigeminal neuralgia, improves hearing, headache, strengthen jaw (pain)
Location (shangguan): Anterior to ear, in a hollow above upper border of the zygomatic arch, directly superior to ST 7
GB 8 – headache due to LR Qi stagnation (bi/unilateral), ear problems
Location (shuaigu): in temporal region, in slight depression 1 cun directly above apex of the ear
GB 11 – clear GB Damp/Heat, occipital headache, pain in neck/ear
Location (touqiaoyin): posterior to ear, along a curved line drawn from GB 9 to GB 12 running within hairline and parallel to line of rim of the ear,
in a depression slightly greater than two 3rd the distance between GB 9 and GB 12
GB 12 – insomnia, rouses brain, local pain/problems
Location (wangu): in depression just posterior and inferior to mastoid process
GB 13 – clears LR GB, soothe LR (wind), quiet spirit (epilepsy, headache, restless)
Location (benshen): located on forehead, 0.5 cun within anterior hairline, two 3rd the distance between Du 24 and ST 8
GB 14 – ‘Bai Zhi’ yangming headache points, eye problems (tearing, twitching)
Location (yangbai): on forehead, 1 cun superior to middle of eyebrow, directly above the pupil when eyes are looking straight ahead
GB 15 – nasal congestion, headache, brightens eyes
Location (toulinqi): on forehead, directly above GB 14, 0.5 cun within anterior hairline, midway between Du 24 and ST 8
GB 19 – wakes patient (rouses brain), headache, restlessness
Location (naokong): in occipital region, directly above GB 20, level with Du 17
GB 20 – local & LR Qi stag. headache, visual dizziness, neck pain/stiffness, red painful eyes, nasal congestion, shoulder &
back pain, Heat diseases, common cold, epilepsy, harmonizes qi & Blood, puncture towards opposite inner canthus, internal Wind
Location (fengchi): below occiput, approx. midway between Du 16 and GB 12, in hollow between origins of the sternomastoid and trapezius muscles
GB 21 – moves phlegm, local pain/inhibited movement, wind strike, difficult delivery
Location (jianjing): midway between Du 14 and tip of the acromion, at crest of trapezius muscle
GB 24 – [Alarm Mu of GB] best to treat GB problems (damp/heat, jaundice, etc.)
Location (riyue): on anterior chest wall, in 7th intercostals space, directly below nipple, 4 cun lateral to the midline
GB 25 – [Alarm Mu of KI] warms cold KI (low back pain), water retention, diarrhea, rebel ST Qi
Location (jingmen): below lateral aspect of ribcage, anterior and inferior to the free end of 12th rib
GB 26 – regulates menses, stop vaginal discharge, hernia, Damp/Heat
Location (daimai): directly below LR 13 (anterior and inferior to the free end of 11th rib), level with umbilicus
GB 29 – tensor fasciae latae, hip, & sciatic pain/weakness
Location (juliao): on lateral aspect of hip joint, at midpoints of a line drawn between anterior and superior iliac spine and the prominence of greater trochanter
GB 30 – leg, hip, & sciatic pain, hemiplagia, (w/ GB 34 & ST 36 warm needle for Wind/Cold/Damp Bi)
Location (huantiao): between the sacro-coccygeal hiatus & the great trochanter, 1/3 of this distance from the great trochanter.
GB 31 – dispel Wind & Cold, lower limb atony, Bi (pain) & numbness, sinews, itching
Location (fengshi): 7 cun superior to the popliteal crease where the middle finger reaches when placed on the thigh.
GB 34 – [Sinew Hui-influential] GB Damp/Heat, shaoyang syndrome, pain anywhere on body, soothe sinews
Location (yanglingquan): in the depression anterior & inferior to the small head of the fibula.
GB 35 – calms spirit- anxiety, soothe sinews, relieve pain
Location (yangjiao): 7 cun superior to the lateral malleolus at the posterior border of the fibula.
GB 36 – [Xi-Cleft] clear LR GB, expel Wind, resolve toxins, clear Heat, any pain (ankle, GB stones, local)
Location (waiqiu): 7 cun superior to the lateral malleolus anterior to the fibula.
GB 37 – [connect to LR] clear eyes (LR- night blindness), sore breasts, mammary yong
Location (guangming): 5 cun superior to the lateral malleolus anterior to the fibula.
GB 38 – shaoyang syndrome, depression/anxiety, scrofula, unilateral headache
Location (yangfu): 4 cun superior to the lateral malleolus anterior to the fibula.
GB 39 – [Marrow Hui-influential] clear Heat, tonify marrow, fractures
Location (xuanzhong): 3 cun superior to the lateral malleolus posterior to the fibula & anterior to the peroneus longus & brevis tendons.
GB 40 – [Yuan-source] shaoyang syn., Damp/Heat, LR Yang rising, wood overact on earth
Location (qiuxu): in the depression anterior & inferior to the lateral malleolus.
GB 41 – [confluence of Dai mai] stress/anxiety, tinnitus, irregular menses, period headache, Damp/Heat (dysentery),
Liver Gallbladder Qi stagnation, breast distension, clear Fire
Location (zulinqi): distal to the 4th & 5th metatarsal bones on the lateral side of the tendon of the little toe.
GB 44 – expel Wind, clear Heat/drain Fire, ↑ dreaming, Heat diseases
Location (zuqiaoyin): 1 fen from the lateral proximal corner of the 4th toe.