UB-39 (Wei Yang)

UB36-UB40

Chinese Name:

Weiyang 委阳

English translation:

Supporting Yang

Location:

At the lateral end of the popliteal transverse crease, on the medial side of the tendon m. biceps femoris.

Classification:

Lower-He-Sea point of the San Jiao

Indications:

  • Cramp of leg and foot.
  • Low back pain and stiffness, lower abdominal distension, lin syndrome, incontinence of urine, haemorrhoids, axillary swelling.
  • All types of syncopes, impotence, numbness, paralysis, fever in tuberculosis, spasms in general, very strong fullness in chest, fullness in chest or abdomen, edema, constipation.

Functions:

Harmonizes the San Jiao, opens the water passages, benefits urination.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.