The acupuncture point "GB 8" , 率谷, is represented by "Shuai Gu" in pinyin and "Valley Lead" in english and may be found:
Superior to the apex of the auricle, 1.5 cun within the hairline (1/2 ear length from the apex).
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gb 8 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 8 (Classically mentioned for "splitting headache; he…) are nearby.