UB-66 (Zu Tong Gu)

UB59-UB67

Chinese Name:

Zutonggu 足通谷

English translation:

Valley Passage

Location:

On the lateral aspect of the foot, anterior to the 5th metatarsophalangeal joint, at the junction of the red and white skin.

Classification:

Ying-Spring point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian

Indications:

Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, epistaxis, mania.

Functions:

Clears Heat, eliminates Wind, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Notes:

Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the meridian.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .2 - .3 cun.


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