GB 24

Acupuncture Point Theory

GB 24 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GB 24" , 日月, is represented by "Ri Yue" in pinyin and "Sun and Moon" in english and may be found:

Directly below the nipple in the 7th ICS, 4 cun lateral to the AML


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • LV & GB issues, especially involving heat and stagnation - gallstones, hepatitis, jaundice.
  • LV/GB attacking the SP - nausea, vomiting, sour belching, bitter taste, acid reflux.
  • GB related emotional imbalances - fearfullness, shyness, indecisiveness, timidity, sighing.
  • The Ling Shu indicates GB 24 (GB Front Mu) & UB 19 (GB Back Shu) for frequent indecisiveness.  


Gb 24 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • GB Front Mu
  • Intersection Point of the GB, SP & Yang Wei Meridians

Explore gb 24 functional grouping theory - MuShu, or read all point categories and related theory.

While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 20 (Local point for abdominal and digestive issues. …) are nearby.

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