GB 5

Acupuncture Point Theory

GB 5 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GB 5" , 懸顱, is represented by "Xuan Lu" in pinyin and "Suspended Skull" in english and may be found:

Within the hairline, midway between ST 8 and GB 7.


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

  • Local Point, usually for headache


Gb 5 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Intersection Point of the GB, TH, ST & LI Meridians

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