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BL-01 (Jing Ming) Bright Eyes

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder, Small Intestine, Stomach, Gallbladder, and Sanjiao Channels with the Governing, Yin Motility and Yang Motility Vessels

Common and Key Uses:

  • Any exterior caused eye disease

Actions:

  • Benefits the eyes
  • Expels wind and clears heat

Indications:

  • Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, itching of the canthus, lacrimation, night blindness, color blindness, blurring of vision, myopia.

Location

CAM:
  • In the depression slightly above the inner canthus.
AMOA:
  • 0.1 cun medial and superior to the inner canthus of the eye, near the medial border of the orbit.

Needling Method:

  • Ask the patient to close his eyes when pushing gently the eyeball to the lateral side. Puncture slowly perpendicularly 0.3-0.7 inch along the orbital wall. It is not advisable to twist of lift and thrust the needle vigorously. To avoid bleeding, press the puncturing site for a few seconds after withdrawal of the needle. Moxibustion is forbidden.

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