GB 35 Acupuncture Point(Yangjiao) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang, which can relieve facial swelling, paralysis of lower limbs, fullness and pain of chest and hypothermia, sciatica, etc.puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
GB 35 Acupuncture Point Location
7 cun above the tip of the external malleolus on the posterior border of the fibula, level with GB 36 & BL 58.
What is the meaning of Yangjiao
YangJiao:”Yang”, Yang-Qi,”Jiao”,Intersection.The name of “Yangjiao” means that the ascending Yang-Qi of th heaven of Gallbladder Meridian intersect here. The substance of this point is the hot wet wind-qi from GB 36(Waiqiu) point. After reaching this point, this Qi absorb heat and expand to become Yang-Qi of the heaven, and intersect with the spreading Yang-qi of the heaven from BL 58(Feiyang) point of Bladder Meridian. hence the name.
GB 35 Acupuncture Point Usage
Chest distress,Paralysis of lower limbs
Clinical:Pain or paralysis of superficial peroneal nerve, sciatica, pleurisy, hepatitis, psychosis, etc
GB 35 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Knead and press GB 35(Yangjiao) acupoint with the pad of your thumb for 1 to 3 minutes each time,which can calm nerves, prevent panic, epilepsy, and relieve knee pain if Long-term massage it.
GB 35 Acupoint Compatibility
Combined with Fengshi, Futu, Huantiao, Kunlun , and Zhibian point to treat sciatica, rheumatic low back pain-lumbar sprain, stroke and hemiplegia, paralysis of lower limb , polio, etc.;
Combined with Zhigou and Jiaji point to treat neuralgia due to herpes zoster ;
Combined with Xingjian, Yangfu, Kunlun, Juegu, and Qiuxu point to treat numbness of feet.
Combined with Zusanli, Yinlingquan, Xuanzhong to treat knee and tibia pain.
Combined with Taichong to treat chest and hypochondriac pain.
Combined with Sishencong Daling, Neiguan to treat madness.