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.


Jing-Well point of the Bladder channel.


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.


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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