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GB24

Synonyms:
  1. 日月
  2. Riyue

Riyue
Riyue #

Riyue(GB24,日月) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Gall Bladder Meridian of Foot.

Location

On the anterior chest wall, below the nipple, in the 7th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

Indication

  • ①Icterus (jaundice), distending pain in the hypochondria;
  • ②vomiting, acid regurgitation, hiccups.

Method

Oblique insertion 0.5~0.8 cun. Cannot deep needling, lest damage the viscera.