GB 35 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 35, Abbreviated as GB 35, Transliterated Yangjiao in Chinese, Yang Intersection in English.

GB 35 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the posterior border of the fibula.

GB 35 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Distention and fullness of the chest and hypochondrium
  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities

GB 35 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Activates the meridian, relaxes the sinews, relieves pain. 


Xi-Cleft point of the Yang Wei Vessel


A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.