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Diwuhui GB42: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Diwuhui GB42: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Diwuhui GB42: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 17
22:24 2019
Diwuhui GB42 lies between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus (branch to little toe).

Diwuhui-GB42

Nomenclature:

Di: ground Wu:five hui:confluence
Ground means “inferior”, indicating the foot. There are five points of the gallbladder meridian on the foots and this point is one of them.
Point: GB42
Chinese Name: 地五会
Name: Diwuhui
English Name/Meaning: Earth Five Meetings
Pinyin: dì wǔ huì
Han Geul 한글: ji o hoe 지오회
Romaji: chi go e(?)
Vietnamese: Địa ngũ hội

Location:

Between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus (branch to little toe).

Functions of Diwuhui:

Clears liver and drains gallbladder.

Indications:

Pain of the canthus, tinnitus, distending pain of the breast, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 0.8 cun.

Precautions:

Do not use moxa.

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