GB 42 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 42, Abbreviated as GB 42, Transliterated Diwuhui in Chinese, Earth Five Meetings in English.

GB 42 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the lateral side of the dorsum of the foot, proximal to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint, between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the medial side of the tendon of muscle extensor digiti minimi of the foot.

GB 42 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Mastitis, breast distention
  • Headache, eye pain, tinnitus, deafness
  • Pain in the hypochondrium, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot

GB 42 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Moves Liver Qi, clears Gall Bladder Heat.