GB 15 Acupuncture Point(Toulinqi) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for facial disorder, epilepsy, puncture 0.3 to 0.5 cun flat.

GB 15 Acupuncture Point Location

On the head, directly above the pupil, 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline at the midpoint of a line connecting DU 24 to ST 8 (directly above GB 14).

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What is the meaning of Toulinqi

Toulinqi:”Tou”,head, refers to the point is on the head.”Lin”,overlook,refers to the movement of Qi of this point changes from top to bottom. “Qi”, tear. The name of “Toulinqi” means that the Qi of Gallbladder Meridian here cold drops into cold and dampness-qi and descends from the heaven to the ground.The substance of this point is the wind-qi from GB 14(Yangbai) point. After reaching this point, it dissipates heat and absorbs dampness, and turns into cold and cold cloud-qi,rain fall from the heaven to the ground, like teardrops falling, hence the name.

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GB 15 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Head and facial disorder such as headache, dizziness, tearing, nasal congestion, deafness, etc.;
  •  Epilepsy;

Clinical:Myopia, supraorbital neuralgia.

GB 15 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Use your middle finger to rub GB 15(Toulinqi) point for 1 to 3 minutes each time in the morning and evening, which is beneficial for invigorating the brain and calming mind if long-term massage it;

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Compatibility of GB 15 Acupoint

Combined with Shuigou, Dazhui, Shixuan and Yaoqi point to treat epilepsy,coma;

Combined with Jianshi, Dazhui, Ganshu and Danshu point to treat malaria;

Combined with Yintang, Baihui and Touwei points to treat headaches;

Combined with Wangu, Yanggu and Shenmai point to treat dizziness due to wind pathogen;

Combined with Jiache, Xiaguan, Hegu point to treat toothache.