UB12 (Urinary Bladder 12) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Fengmen
English Name: Wind Gate
Location: 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra
Point of intersection of Dumai with Bladder channel
Dispels wind, clears the exterior, diffuses and regulates the Lung Qi, transforms phlegm, moxibustion used to enhance resistance to Wind-Cold attacks (namely to enhance Wei Qi) and to prevent asthma attacks in cold asthma.
Respiratory disorders (common cold / bronchitis / asthma / pleurisy / pneumonia / whopping cough), cough, stiff neck, back pain.
Headache, nasal obstruction, shoulder pain, fever, jaundice, urticaria, abscess on the back, vomiting, heat sensations.
Heavy eye, sneezing, tonsillitis, agitation, infantile malnutrition, hemiplegia, quadriplegia.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
View other points on the Urinary Bladder channel:
(UB1, UB2, UB3, UB4, UB5, UB6, UB7, UB8, UB9, UB10, UB11, UB12, UB13, UB14, UB15, UB16, UB17, UB18, UB19, UB20, UB21, UB22, UB23, UB24, UB25, UB26, UB27, UB28, UB29, UB30, UB31, UB32, UB33, UB34, UB35, UB36, UB37, UB38, UB39, UB40, UB41, UB42, UB43, UB44, UB45, UB46, UB47, UB48, UB49, UB50, UB51, UB52, UB53, UB54, UB55, UB56, UB57, UB58, UB59, UB60, UB61, UB62, UB63, UB64, UB65, UB66, UB67)
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