Gallbladder 33, Abbreviated as GB 33, Transliterated Xiyangguan in Chinese, Knee Yang Gate in English.
GB 33 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the lateral aspect of the thigh, 3 cun above GB 34, in the depression anterior to the lateral epicondyle of the femur.
GB 33 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Coldness and pain of the knee, spasm of the tendons in the popliteal fossa
- Numbness the lower leg
GB 33 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Dispels Wind-Dampness, activates the meridian, relieves pain.