GB 16 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 16, Abbreviated as GB 16, Transliterated Muchuang in Chinese, Window of the Eye in English.

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the head, 1.5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline, 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Blurring of vision, glaucoma, redness, swelling and pain of the eye
  • Headache, nasal congestion, swelling of facial region
  • Epilepsy

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels Wind, benefits the eyes and head, relieves pain.


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