77.27 master Tung’s Wai San Guan acupuncture point 【外三关】is a three point set on the gall bladder meridian, also known as the Outer Three Gates.
The word Guan 【关】 means to close, to shut. The expression “Guan men” 【关门】for example, is to close the gate, as in the borders of the country or in a strategic location.
Along the great wall of China there were strategic passes and gates. Farther west of Beijing there were three gates (guan)【关】known as the outer three gates: Yanmen, Ningwu and Piantou. These gates were important strategically since they control the entrance to the inner part of China and served as a barrier from an external invasion. This reflects the functions of 77.27 Wai San Guan acupuncture point as a defensive system, acting on the lung and the liver, treating inflammation and tumors.
Location: A three point set on the gall bladder meridian, on the line between the head of the fibula and the lateral malleolus. The points are located on the 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 of the distance.
Needling: 1-1.5 cun. When there is a dark vein the points can also be bled.
For any kind of tumor or cancer needle bi lateral.
Reaction area: Lung, liver.