Gall Bladder Meridian

Qubin GB7: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Qubin is at the hairline on the temple above the ear.


Qu: curve Bin: hair on the template.
Qu bin is at the hairline on the temple above the ear.
Point: GB-7
Chinese Name: 曲鬓
English Name/Meaning: Crook of the Temple
Pinyin: qū bìn
Han Geul 한글: gok bin 곡빈
Romaji: kyoku bin(?)
Vietnamese: Khúc tân


On the head, at a crossing point of the vertical posterior border of the temple and horizontal line through the ear apex.


  • Clams mind.
  • Clears heat and disperses swelling.
  • Eliminates wind and sedates pain.

Indications of Qubin:

  • Headache/ Pain in temporal region, Trigeminal neuralgia.
  • Swelling of the cheek.
  • Infantile convulsion, Convulsions.


Puncture Subcutaneouly 0.3-0.5 cun.


Meeting point of Bladder and Gallbladder.


Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.

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