Relaxes the sinews, activates the channel and alleviates pain
Benefits the foot and heel
Spasm of the gastrocnemius, hemorrhoids, acute lower back pain.
A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lower leg, 5 cun below Weizhong BL-40 and midway between Heyang BL-55 and Chengshan BL-57, in the centre of the belly of the gastrocnemius muscle.
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the line connecting Weizhong (BL-40) and Chengshan (BL-57), in the centre of the belly of m. gastrocnemius, 5 cun below Weizhong (BL-40).
Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.
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