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English: Outer Hill
Also Known As: Outer Mound
  • On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 7 cun superior to the prominence of the lateral malleolus, at the anterior border of the fibula.
    Note: the distance between the tip of the lateral malleolus and the popliteal crease is 16 cun; locate this point 1 cun distal to the midpoint of this line.
  • Midway between GB-34 Yanglingquan and the lateral malleolus, in front of GB-35 Yangjiao, at the anterior margin of the fibula.
  • Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Xi-Cleft point
  • Activates the channel
  • Alleviates pain
  • Clears Heat
  • Detoxifies poison
  • Calms muscle spasms
  • Distention of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Pigeon chest in children
  • Headache
  • Mania
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rabies
  • Pain in the thigh
  • Paralysis of the lower limb
  • Spasm of the ankle or calf
  • Fever after chills
  • Venereal disease in infants
  • Pain of the skin
  • Bi and Wei syndromes of the lower limb
  • Cold-Damp leg Qi
  • Cold sensation, stiffness and pain of the nape and neck
  • Aversion to Wind-Cold
  • Seizures
  • Hepatitis
  • Muscular tetany
  • Infantile kyphosis
  • Jaundice
  • Chest and hypochondriac fullness and pain
  • Abdominal pain



Pain of the neck with aversion to Wind-Cold

  • This point is primarily used for skin pain and Bi syndrome.
  • For rabies, quickly moxa this point three times and then moxa the bitten area.
  • It can be used for all painful conditions of the channel or organ.