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BL-67 (Zhi Yin) Reaching Yin

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Metal Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Promotes Delivery, Turns the Fetus
  • Toothache

Actions:

  • Expels wind and clears the head and eyes
  • Turns the fetus and facilitates labor

Indications:

  • Headache, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, ophthalmalgia, malposition of fetus, difficult labor, detention of after birth, feverish sensation in the sole.

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the small toe, about 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.
AMOA:
  • On the dorsal aspect of the little toe, at the junction of lines drawn along the lateral border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture superficially 0.1 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

    Acupuncture on this point is contraindicated in pregnant women.

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