GB 37 Acupuncture Point(Guangming) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for eyes and calves diseases, such as itchy eyes, night blindness, sore of leg and knee, paralysis of lower limbs, cold hands and feet,puncture 0.5 to 1 cun.
GB 37 Acupuncture Point Location
5 cun above the tip of the external malleolus on the anterior border of the fibula.
What is the meaning of Guangming
Guangming:”Guangming”,light and bright. The substance of this point is the hot and wet wind-qi from GB 38(Yangfu) point. After reaching this point, this Qi absorbs heat and becomes pure Yang-qi, and the dampness of the heaven is dissipated and becomes bright, hence the name.
GB 37 Acupuncture Point Usage
itchy eyes, night blindness, sore of leg and knee, paralysis of lower limbs, cold hands and feet.
Clinical:Blue blindness, night blindness, cataract, optic atrophy, migraine, gastrocnemius spasm, etc.
GB 37 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Taking sitting position, first rub the calf from knee to the medial malleolus for 10 times with the palm of your hand on the inside of the shin bone, and then rub the lateral surface of the calf upwards from the lateral malleolus to knee for 10 times. At this time, focus on kneading GB 37(Guangming) acupoint for 1 minute,Once a day, about 10-15 minutes each time,which can effectively prevent presbyopia if long-term massage it;
GB 37 Point Compatibility
Combined with Jingming, Muchuang, Fengchi, Ganshu, Shenshu, and Xingjian point to treat glaucoma and early cataracts.
Combined with Ganshu and Shenshu to treat night blindness;
Combined with Jingming, Chengqi, Fengchi and Ganshu to treat eye diseases;
Combined with Neiting and Taichong to treat breast tenderness;
Combined with Diwuhui to treat itchy and sore eyes;
Combined with Fengchi, Jingming and Hegu to treat blue blindness;
Combined with Taichong to treat headaches, cheek swelling, flank pain,constipation, urinary drenching, etc.,