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Yangjiao GB35: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Yangjiao GB35: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Yangjiao GB35: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 12
08:12 2019
Yangjiao is at the lateral aspect  of the leg, where it crosses the bladder meridian.

Yangjiao-GB35

Nomenclature:

Yang: Yang of Yin-yang Jiao: crossing
The lateral is Yang. Yangjiao is at the lateral aspect of the leg, where it crosses the bladder meridian.
Point: GB35
Chinese Name: 阳交
Name: Yangjiao
English Name/Meaning: Yang Intersection
Pinyin: yáng jiāo
Han Geul 한글: yang gyo 양교
Romaji: yō ko
Vietnamese: Dương giao

Location:

7 cun above the tip of the external mallelous, on the posterior border of the fibula.

Functions of  yangjiao:

  • Removes channel obstruction.
  • Treats atrophy syndrome.

Indications:

  • Fullness of the chest and hypochondriac region, muscular atrophy and paralysis of the leg.
  • Pain swelling and weakness in the knee.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

  • Xi-cleft point of Yang wei vessel.
  • Crossing point of Yang wei vessel.

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