GB 11 Acupuncture Point(TouQiaoyin) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for headache, dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, thyroid disease,puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun.

GB 11 Acupuncture Point Location

Posterior and superior to the mastoid process at the junction of the middle 1/3 and lower 1/3 of a curved line connecting GB 9 to GB 12.

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What is the meaning of Touqiaoyin

Touqiaoyin:”Tou”,the point is located on the head.”Qiao”,pore. “Yin”, means that the substance of this point is yin dampness-qi. The name of “Touqiaoyin” means that the Qi of Gallbladder Meridian is transformed into heavy wet cloud-qi of the lower part of the heaven. The substance of this point is the wet cloud-qi from GB 10(Fubai) point. During the process of descending this point, the wet cloud-qi continuously dissipates heat and absorbs wet, When it reaches this point, it turns into heavy cloud-qi of the lower part of the heaven, and the upper part of the heaven is like empty, hence the name.

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GB 11 Acupuncture Point Usage

Dizziness, headache, stiff neck pain, tinnitus, deafness, bitter taste in mouth.

Clinical:Vascular (nervous) headache, neurotic tinnitus, goiter, etc.

GB 11 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Rubbing GB 11 with the thumb for about 200 times, or pressing and rubbing it for 3 to 5 minutes,Which can treat headaches, dizziness, etc.

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GB 11 Point compatibility

Combined with Qiangjian point to treat headache;

Combined with Taichong, Fengchi and Zhigou point to treat migraine due to liver fire;

Combined with Tinggong and Yifeng, Tinghui point to treat tinnitus and deafness.