GB 37 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 37, Abbreviated as GB 37, Transliterated Guangming in Chinese, Bright Light in English.

GB 37 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun above the tip of the external malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.

GB 37 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Eye pain, night blindness, blurring of vision
  • Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities
  • Distention and pain of the breast

GB 37 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Benefits the eyes, dispels Wind, activates the meridian, relieves pain.


Luo-Connecting point of the Gall Bladder Meridian


Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically, Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the treatment of diseases.