Bladder 43: Exploration of a Special Acupuncture Point

This lecture by leading sinologist Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee will give you deeper insights into these concepts of Bladder 43, Gao Huang Shu, by exploring the characters used in the point and the historical content.

Bladder 43 (Gao Hunag Shu): Exploration of a special Acupuncture Point

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What will you learn

  • Understand the concepts of Gao and Huang.
  • Learn characters related to the point Bladder 43.
  • Explore ancient texts about this point.

Course Overview

Bladder 43 – GAO HUANG SHU is a special acupuncture point located on the outer line of the bladder channel at the level of the Pericardium Shu point. Its name relates to the Gao and the Huang membranes. Gao is a fatty, greasy tissue. In the Hou Hanshu (History of the Former Han), Biography of Hua Tuo, the expression shen gao (神 膏, divine salve, marvellous ointment) refers to the ointment the surgeon applies to the wound after sewing up the opening made for the procedure.

Huang appears in the names of the following points: Bl.43, Gaohuangshu (膏肓兪) – Bl.51, Huangmen (肓門) – Bl.53, Baohuang (胞肓) – Bl.16, Huangshu (肓兪) (Only Kidneys and Bladder channels). This lecture by leading sinologist Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee will give you deeper insights into these concepts by exploring the characters used in this point and the historical content.

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About the Teacher

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée

Senior sinlogist Elisabeth Rochat de laVallée has been studying and translating the classics of Chinese Medicine and philosophy for over 40 years. She continues teaching worldwide.

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