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Yangbai GB14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Yangbai GB14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Yangbai GB14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 06
21:32 2019
Yang refers to the head. Yangbai is at the head and its function is to bright the eye.

Yangbai-GB14

Nomenclature:

Yang: Yang of yin-yang Bai: Brightness
Yang refers to the head. Yangbai is at the head and its function is to bright the eye.
Point: GB14
Chinese Name: 阳白
English Name/Meaning: Yang White
Pinyin: yáng bái
Han Geul 한글: yang baek 양백
Romaji: yō haku
Vietnamese: Dương bạch

Location:

Directly above the pupils when the eyes are looking straight ahead, 1 cun superior to the eyebrow.

Functions of Yangbai:

  • Eliminates wind.
  • Benefits eyes and head.
  • Relieves pain.

Indications:

  • The main point for headache, especially frontal headache.
  • Also good for various eyes problems like redness, swelling and pain of the eyes, blepharoptosis.
  • Beneficial for facial paralysis, deviation of the mouth and eye, Sinus problems.

Method:

Puncture transversely 0.3-0.5cun

Remark:

Crossing point of the Gall Bladder Meridian and the Yang Wei Vessel

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