Gallbladder 14

Acupressure point Gallbladder 14 has limited uses compared to other points on the GB channel, but it is an important point for pain of the forehead.  essential oils for acupressure

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Other Name(s) of GB 14:

  • Yangbai
  • Yang White

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of GB 14:

  • Meeting Point of Gallbladder, Stomach, Yang Wei, Triple Burner and Large Intestine Channels

Location of GB 14: 

On the forehead directly above the eyebrows one Cun superior to midpoint of eyebrow lining up with the pupil when one is looking straight ahead

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions or GB 14:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Gallbladder 14

Headache

In the case of frontal headaches, apply the Head-ease Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Gallbladder 14 and apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Gallbladder 41 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion) 

Twitching Eyes

With chronic twitching eyes due to Liver-Wind rising, apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Gallbladder 1, acupressure point Liver 2, and to acupressure point Gallbladder 41 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion) Consider two weeks use of our organic Peaceful Warrior herbal formula followed by several months of our organic Free and Easy Wanderer Herbal formula

Drooping Eyelids

With drooping eye lids with aging apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Gallbladder 14, the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Spleen 3 and acupressure point Stomach 44, and the Water Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Bladder 62 and consider our organic Sage Mountain herbal formula

For drooping eyelids due to Bell's Palsy and External/Internal Wind Wood Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Gallbladder 1, acupressure point Liver 2, and to acupressure point Gallbladder 41 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion) Consider two weeks use of our organic Peaceful Warrior herbal formula followed by several months of our organic Free and Easy Wanderer Herbal formula

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

References

Li, X., Chen, C., Zhao, C., Li, Z., Liang, W., & Liu, Z. (2018). Augmentation effect of acupuncture on Bi'nao for hypophasis in patients with Bell's palsy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials19(1), 316. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2699-z

Farahmand, S., Shafazand, S., Alinia, E., Bagheri-Hariri, S., & Baratloo, A. (2018). Pain Management Using Acupuncture Method in Migraine Headache Patients; A Single Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology and pain medicine8(6), e81688. https://doi.org/10.5812/aapm.81688

Li, K., Zhang, Y., Ning, Y., Zhang, H., Liu, H., Fu, C., Ren, Y., & Zou, Y. (2015). The effects of acupuncture treatment on the right frontoparietal network in migraine without aura patients. The journal of headache and pain16, 518. https://doi.org/10.1186/s10194-015-0518-4

Li, P., Qiu, T., & Qin, C. (2015). Efficacy of Acupuncture for Bell's Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. PloS one10(5), e0121880. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121880

He, X., Zhu, Y., Li, C., Park, K., Mohamed, A. Z., Wu, H., Xu, C., Zhang, W., Wang, L., Yang, J., & Qiu, B. (2014). Acupuncture-induced changes in functional connectivity of the primary somatosensory cortex varied with pathological stages of Bell's palsy. Neuroreport25(14), 1162–1168. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNR.0000000000000246