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Yanglingquan GB34 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Yanglingquan GB34 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Yanglingquan GB34 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
September 05
14:11 2018
Yanglingquan-GB34

Yanglingquan-GB34

Nomenclature:

Yang: Yang of yin-yang             Ling: mound             Quan: Spring
The lateral is Yang. The head of the fibula at the lateral aspect of the knee is prominent as a mound below which in the depression yanglingquan is located , like a spring.

Point: GB34
Chinese Name: 阳陵泉
English Name/Meaning: Yang Mound Spring
Pinyin: yáng líng quán
Han Geul 한글: yang neung cheon 양릉천
Romaji: yō ryō sen
Vietnamese: Dương lăng tuyền

Location:

In the depression anterior and inferior to the small head of the fibula.

Functions of Yanglingquan:

  • Benefits Liver and Gall Bladder (spreads flow of Liver Qi).
  • Resolves damp heat from Liver channel (fullness, distension).
  • Removes obstruction from channel (wind, damp, stagnation, arthritis, atrophym Bi syndrome, windstroke).
  • Relax and strengthen sinew and bones.

Indication:

  • Yanglingquan is most important points for treating disorders of GallBladder:Jaundice, bitter taster in mouth, hiccups, vomiting, hepatitis, choldcystits, cholelithisis (cholecyslolithiasis), ascariasis of the gallbladder.
  • Also good for Migraine, pain in the hypochondriae and costal region, sciatic neuralgia.
  • Local disorders: Pain in the knee joint hemiplegia.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 1-1.5 cun.

Remark:

  • He-Sea Point.
  • Lower He-Sea Point of the Gallbladder.
  • One of the Eight Influential Points.
  • A point related to the functions of tendons.
  • Main point for Sciatica, shoulder disorders.

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