BL-48 (Yang Gang) Yang Headrope
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BL-48 (Yang Gang) Yang Headrope

Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Regulates the Gall Bladder and clears damp-heat
  • Harmonizes the middle jiao

Indications:

  • Borborygmus, abdominal pain, diarrhea, pain in the hypochondriac region, jaundice.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra (T10) and level with Danshu BL-19.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 3 cun lateral to Zhongshu (DU-7), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra.

Needling Method:

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