Qiuxu(GB40,丘墟) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Gall Bladder Meridian of Foot. It is the Yuan-Source Point of the Gall Bladder.
Qiu, mound; xu, large mound.
The point is between the lateral malleolus (like a mound) and the peroneal trochlea of calcaneus (like a large mound).
Anterior and inferior to the external malleolus, in the depression on the lateral side of the tendon of m.extensor digitorum longus.
- Cholecystitis, cholecystolithiasis(cholelithiosis), ascariasis of the gallbladder.
- pain in the lower extremities, paralysis.
- pain in malleolus joint and around, such as arthritis and sprain.
Perpendicularly 0.8-1 cun.