GB 43 Acupuncture Point(Xiaxi) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang, which can relieve headache, tinnitus and deafness, mastitis, hypertension, etc.puncture 0.3~0.5 cun straight or obliquely.

GB 43 Acupuncture Point Location

On the dorsum of the foot between the 4th and 5th toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin.

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What is the meaning of Xiaxi

Xiaxi:”Xia”, pinched, the meaning of being pinched in the middle.”Xi”, ravine. The name of “Xiaxi”means that the water of Gallbladder Meridian flows back to the well acupoint through the ground channel. The substance of this acupoint is the meridian water from GB 42(Diwuhui) acupoint. This acupoint only play a role in transporting it along the meridian,and no the water of meridian lost, such as being pinched in a channel and pass down to GB 44(Zuqiaoyin) point, hence the name.

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GB 43 Acupuncture Point Usage

Headache, dizziness, palpitations, tinnitus, deafness,pain of external canthus, cheek swelling, chest and hypochondriac pain, knee and thigh pain, foot tarsal pain, malaria.

Clinical:headache, tinnitus and deafness, mastitis, hypertension.

GB 43 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Sitting position with knees bent and waist leaning forward, rub GB 43(Xiaxi) point with the pad of your thumb on both sides for 3 to 5 minutes each time, once a day in the morning and evening,which can relieve headache if long-term massage it;

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GB 43 Point Compatibility

Combined with temple, Fengchi, Taichong, Toulinqi, and Yangbai point to treat migraine, dizziness, tinnitus and deafness, pain of external canthal.

Combined with Yanggu point to treat jaw swelling and lockjaw.

Combined with Heliao and Jiache point to treat swelling of jaw.

Combined with Yangfu and Taichong point to treat underarm swelling.

Combined with XiYangguan point to treat pain of knee.

Combined with Hegu, Yanggu,Wangu, Laogong, Shangyang,Lidui point to treat fever.