UB62 (Urinary Bladder 62) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Shenmai
English Name: Extending Vessel
Location: In the depression at the inferior margin of the lateral malleolus.
Confluent point of Yangqiaomai, 5th of the 13 Ghost points.
Calms the shen, relaxes the muscle channels, dispels wind, clears the exterior (of external Xie Qi)
Headache, dizziness/vertigo, pain in low back and legs.
Psychosis, tinnitus, wind-stroke and sequelae, insomnia, dysmenorrhea, foot swelling, Bi syndrome of lower limbs, palpitations, fever and chills.
Meningitis, hypertension, meniere's syndrome, eye pain due to attack of Yangqiaomai, nosebleed, swelling of the neck and armpit, rehumatism in the Kidneys, tibial paralysis, quadraplegia, pain control, dermatosis, tuberculosis, sensation of Qi rising, general fatigue.
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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