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Qiuxu GB40 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Qiuxu GB40 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Qiuxu  GB40 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
September 05
23:44 2018
Qiuxu lies anterior and inferior to the external malleolus, in the depression on the lateral side of the tendon of m.extensor digitorum longus.

Qiuxu-GB40

Nomenclature:

Qiu: Mound           Xu: Large mound
Qiuxu is between the lateral malleolus ( like a mound) and the peroneal trochlea of the calcaneous (like a large mound).

Point: GB40
Chinese Name: 丘墟
English Name/Meaning: Mound of Ruins
Pinyin: qiū xū
Han Geul 한글: gu heo 구허
Romaji: kyū kyo
Vietnamese: Khâu khư

Location:

Qiuxu lies anterior and inferior to the external malleolus, in the depression on the lateral side of the tendon of m.extensor digitorum longus.

Functions of Qiuxu:

  • Spreads liver qi and benefits Gall Bladder (Liver Qi stagnation related to heat; drains damp heat from Gall Bladder).
  • Clears channel (opens hip , foot , leg from cramping).

Indication:

  • Main point for problems along gallbladder channel: eye disorders, blurred vision, neck pain, hypochondriac pain.
  • Good for distending pain in the chest and hypochondriac region; Malaria.
  • Local disorders : Atrophy or paralysis of the lower extremities, sciatica, pain in malleolus joint and around, such as arthritis and sprain.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 cun

Remark:

  • Yuan-Source Point.
  • Good for Sciatica.

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