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Acupuncture Today – May, 2021, Vol. 22, Issue 05

Spirits of the Points: Gallbladder Official

By Neil Gumenick, MAc (UK), LAc, Dipl. Ac
The gallbladder, with its paired official, the liver, is the wood element within us. The ancient Chinese considered the organs and functions to be more than physical entities, but akin to ministers (AKA "officials") of an imperial court, each with a specific job to do (physically, mentally and spiritually) for the well-being of all in the kingdom. The kingdom, in this case, refers to the body, mind and spirit of a human being. 

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