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UB67 (Urinary Bladder 67) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhiyin
English Name: Reaching Yin

Location: On the lateral side of the little toe, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail

Precautions: Acupuncture contraindicated on this point during pregnancy.

Nature:

Jing-Well point of the Bladder channel.

Functions:

Courses Wind in the vertex, regulates pregnancy and childbirth; corrects fetal position, clears the brain and clears the vision, eliminates dampness, relieves pain anywhere in the body, rules all disorders of head and face.

Primary Indications:

Headache, eye pain.

Secondary Indications:

Difficult labour.

Tertiary Indications:

Nasal obstruction, epistaxis, retained placenta, malpositioned fetus, nebula, soles of feet hot, skin disorders, loss of consciousness, lin syndrome, seminal emission, irritability, Wei syndrome.

Other Indications:

Pain sometimes in chest, sometimes in flank, Yin malaria without sweating, pain at knee and ankle joints, swelling of knee and foot.

References:

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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