GB 42 Acupuncture Point(DiWuhui) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commmonly used for headache, swelling and pain of eye, tinnitus; mastitis, breast swelling; flank swelling and pain, foot tarsal swelling and pain. puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun straight or diagonally, no moxibustion.
GB 42 Acupuncture Point Location
Posterior to the 4th metatarsophalangeal joint between the 4th and 5th metatarsals on the medial side of the tendon of extensor digiti minimi.
What is the meaning of Diwuhui
Diwuhui:”Di”,the ground,”Wu”, Five,refers to the internal organs.”Hui”,intersection. The name of “Diwuhui” means that the cold dampness-qi of the heaven and the ground intersect here. This acupoint is located in depression with the dorsum of foot.The substance of this point is some part of the dampness-qi of the heaven from GB 41(Zulinqi) point, other is the yang-qi of the heaven outside this point turns into rain and descends here due to cool down, another is the water of the ground outside this point also flows into the point,so the point is like the converge of Qi from the internal organs,Hence the name.
GB 42 Acupuncture Point Usage
- headache, swelling and pain of eye,；
- tinnitus; mastitis, breast swelling; flank swelling and pain, foot tarsal swelling and pain.
Clinical：Tinnitus, mastitis, back pain, foot and back swelling and pain, tuberculosis, vomiting blood, etc.
GB 42 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Use the pad of your thumb to rub GB 42(DiWuhui) acupoints and do circular exercises for 3 to 5 minutes each time,which can dredge meridian, eliminate all kinds of pain, and care for the breasts if long-term massage it;
GB 42 Acupoint Compatibility
Combined with Ermen and Zusanli point to treat tinnitus and low back pain.
Combined with JingMing, TongZiLiao, FengChi point to treat swelling and pain of eye.
Combined with Rugen,Danzhong,and Zusanli point to treat mastitis;
Combined with Guangming point to treat itchy eyes and eye pain;
Combined with Qimen,Xingjian,Neiguan,Jianjing and Zulinqi to treat mastitis;
Combined with Temple,Fengchi,Xuanlu,Taichong,Hanyan point to treat headaches;
Combined with Yifeng, Tinghui, Taichong, Qiuxu, Zhongzhu to treat tinnitus, deafness, etc.;