GB 41 Acupuncture Point(ZuLinqi) belongs the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for headache, back pain, muscle spasm, eye disease, cholecystitis, stroke, neurosis and so on. Puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun straight;
GB 41 Acupuncture Point Location
Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint in a depression lateral to the tendon of extensor digiti minimi.
What is the meaning of Zulinqi
Zulinqi:”Zu”.foot,refers to the point is on the feet.”Lin”, meaning overlook. “Qi”, tear. The name of “Zulinqi” means that the wet wind-qi of Gallbladder Meridian cools down here. The substance of this acupoint is the wet wind-qi from GB 40(Qiuxu) acupoint. After reaching this point, the wet wind-qi will transform into rain and cool down, and the movement of Qi is like teardrops dripping from above, hence the name.
GB 41 Acupuncture Point Usage
- Headache, pain of external canthal, dizziness, mastitis, scrofula, flank pain;
- Stroke, hemiplegia, arthralgia, foot tarsal pain;
- Low back pain, muscle cramps, eye diseases, cholecystitis, stroke, neurosis, etc.
Clinical:Hypertension, insomnia, headache, intestinal calculus, mastitis, irregular menstruation, cholecystitis, stroke.
GB 41 Acupuncture Point Therapy
For breast diseases
Knead GB 41 with the pad of your thumb for 3 to 5 minutes each time, which can effectively treat breast diseases, such as Mastitis, breast hyperplasia, etc if long-term massage it;
Use the thumbs of both hands to press GB 41 point vertically, then slowly flex and extend toes to fully reach deep layer of the muscle tissue. After 20 to 30 seconds, gradually relax it, Then gently rub local part,repeat it for 5 to 10 minutes each time, two or three times a day, which can relieve anxiety.
Compatibility of GB 41 Acupoints
Combined with Sanyinjiao point to arthralgia syndrome;
Combined with Sanyinjiao and Zhongji point to treat menstrual disorders.
Combined with Qiuxu, Jiexi and Kunlun point to treat foot tarsal swelling and pain;
Combined with Fengchi, Temple and Waiguan point to treat migraine.
Combined with Rugen and Jianjing point to treat mastitis;