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BL 18-Ganshu acupoint

BL 18 – Chinese name: GANSHU

Location

1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra (T9).

Indications

Local pain. Painful liver and gallbladder alterations. Painful alterations of thorax,epigastrium,navel and lower abdomen. Amenorrhea and oligomenorrhea. Dysesthesias in extremities. Sleep disorders. Eye disorders. Psychosomatic disorders associated with anger,anger and resentment.

Adverse Events

Pneumothorax.