Xiaxi GB-43

Chinese: 侠溪

Pinyin: Xiá Xī


Between the 4th and 5th toes, proximal to the margin of the interdigital web

How to locate

Locate the interdigital web between the 4th and 5th toes. Then locate Xiaxi GB-43 slightly proximal to the margin of the web. 

Main actions

  1. Subdues Liver Yang
  2. Expels Damp-Heat


Up to 0.5 cun vertically or 1 cun obliquely in a proximal direction.

Commentary for Xiaxi GB-43

Xiaxi GB-43 is effective in subduing Liver Yang Rising, characterized by headache, dizziness, tinnitus and blurred vision, particularly migraine headaches on the temples. 

Furthermore, it expels Exterior Damp-Heat. Typical symptoms include hypochondrial fullness, breast abscess, swelling of limbs, redness, swelling and pain of the foot dorsum.