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BL-62 (Shen Mai) Extending Vessel

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Confluent Point of the Yang Motility Vessel
  • Sun Si-miao Ghost Point

Actions:

  • Pacifies interior wind and expels exterior wind
  • Calms the spirit and treats epilepsy
  • Benefits the head and eyes
  • Opens and regulates the Yang Motility vessel
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Epilepsy, mania, headache, dizziness, insomnia, backache, aching of the leg.

Location

CAM:
  • In the depression directly below the external malleolus.
AMOA:
  • On the lateral side of the foot, approximately 0.5 cun inferior to the inferior border of the lateral malleolus, in a depression posterior to the peroneal tendons.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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