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Waiqiu GB36: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Waiqiu GB36: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Waiqiu GB36: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 16
06:54 2019
Waiqiu is above the lateral mallelous and local muscle forms a mound- like prominence.

Waiqiu-gb36

Nomenclature:

Wai: Lateral Qiu: Mound
Waiqiu is above the lateral malleolus and local muscle forms a mound- like a prominence.
Point: GB36
Chinese Name: 外丘
English Name/Meaning: Outer Hill
Pinyin: wài qiū
Han Geul 한글: woe gu 외구
Romaji: gai kyū
Vietnamese: Ngoại khâu

Location:

This point lies 7 cun above the tip of the external mallelous, on the anterior border of the fibula.

Functions of Waiqiu:

  • Removes the obstruction from channel.
  • Stops pain.

Indications:

  • Digestive disorders: Hypochondriac pain, fullness on the chest area.
  • Local disorders: Swollen, pain, numbness, tingling sensation.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Xi-cleft point.

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