GB 30 Acupuncture Point(Huantiao) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for hemiplegia, paralysis, paralysis of lower limbs, back pain, waist and hip pain, frustration, back pain, knee and ankle swelling and pain, rubella , urticaria, athlete’s foot, edema, etc. puncture 1.5 to 2.5 cun straight.

GB 30 Acupuncture Point Location

At the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 2/3 distance between the prominence of the greater trochanter and the hiatus of the sacrum (GV 2), (located with the patient in a lateral recumbent position with thigh flexed).

huantiao point

What is the meaning of Huantiao

Huantiao:”Huan”,ring, a round jade with hole in the middle,refers to the cold dampness-qi of the heaven. “Tiao”:jumping, refers to the vigor of yang-qi of this point. The name “Huantiao” means that a lot of the water-qi of Gallbladder Meridian is transformed into yang-qi of the heaven here. The substance of this point is the ground water from GB 29(Juliao) point. After reaching this point, the water turns into vigor yang-qi of the heaven,like people jump,hence the name.

huantiao GB 30

GB 30 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Sciatica, lower limb paralysis, sequelae of cerebrovascular disease, low back and leg pain, hip joint and surrounding soft tissue diseases, athlete’s foot;
  • Colds, neurasthenia, rubella, eczema.

GB 30 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Press Huantiao, Yinmen, Weizhong, Yanglingquan and Kunlun point each for 3 minutes in the morning and evening 2 times a day which can relieve arthralgia of lower limbs if long-term massage it;

GB 30 huantiao

Compatibility of GB 30 Acupoint

Combined with Zusanli, Yanglingquan, Feiyang, Fenglong and Taibai point to relieve phlebitis and edema of the lower limbs;

Combined with Juliao, Zhongdu and Fengshi Point to relieve and treat lateral femoral cutaneous neuritis;

Combined with Fengshi, Piguan, Dubi, Futu, Taichong, Zusanli, Taixi, Yanglingquan point to relieve and treat polio, muscle atrophy, stroke and hemiplegia, etc.;

Combined with Fengshi point to relieve and treat arthrodynia of extremities;