BLADDER – Foot Tai Yang
BL 1 – brightens eyes, Tonify Yin
Location (jingming): 1 fen medial & superior to the inner canthus of the eye, near the medial border of the orbit.
BL 2 – hiccup, headache, brighten eyes
Location (zanzhu): superior to the inner canthus, in a depression on the eyebrow, close to its medial end.
BL 7 – frees the nose (sinusitis)
Location (tongtian): 1.5 cun lateral to the midline, 4 cun from the anterior hairline.
BL 9 – headache (local pain)
Location (yuzhen): 1.3 cun lateral to the depression superior to the external occipital protuberance (DU 17).
BL 10 – head/neck/shoulder/back pain, eye problems, sooth sinews
Location (tianzhu): on the lateral aspect of the trapezius muscle, 1.3 cun lateral to DU 15.
BL 11 – [Bone Hui-influential] dispel Wind, expel exterior Heat, regulates bones/joints
Location (dazhu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T1.
BL 12 – chronic Wind
Location (fengmen): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T2.
BL 13 – [fei shu] mostly deficient Yin & Qi of lungs
Location (feishu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T3.
BL 15 – [xin shu] clear HT heat (epilepsy, night sweat, insomnia, irritability)
Location (xinshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T5.
BL 17 – [Blood Hui-influential, gu shu] severe Yin & Blood deficiency, hiccup, all Blood patterns
Location (geshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T7.
BL 18 – [gan shu] eyes, Blood, LR GB Damp/Heat, soothe LR/spirit
Location (ganshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T9.
BL 19 – [dan shu] Damp/Heat
Location (danshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of T10
BL 20 – [pi shu] water transformation, any kind of edema, jaundice, diarrhea/dysentry
Location (pishu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of T11
BL 21 – [wei shu] regulate/harmonize ST
Location (weishu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of T12
BL 22 – [san jiao shu] regulates Qi & water in mid/low Jiao
Location (sanjiaoshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L1
BL 23 – [shen shu] nourish & strengthen KI (all aspects), edema
Location (shenshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower boarder of L2
BL 24 – [sea of Qi shu] regulate & nourish Qi/Blood, lumbar/knee weakness/pain
Location (qihaishu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L3
BL 25 – [da chang shu] diarrhea &/or constipation
Location (dachangshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L4
BL 26 – tonify Qi
Location (guanyuanshu): 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L5
BL 27 – [xiao shu] promotes separation of clear & turbid (urine/stool), local
Location (xiaochangshu): 1.5 cun lateral to midline, at level of 1st posterior sacral foramen
BL 28 – [pang guang shu] low Jiao water disorders
Location (pangguangshu): 1.5 cun lateral to midline, at level of 2nd posterior sacral foramen
BL 32 – local Ba Liao points, menses, Qi/Blood, lower limbs locomotion
Location (ciliao): over 2nd posterior sacral foramen
BL 36 – local (lumbar, sacral, gluteal pain), hemorrhoids
Location (chengfu): in the center of the transverse gluteal crease
BL 37 – lumbar pain, lower limb locomotion
Location (yinmen): 6 cun distal to BL 36, and 8 cun proximal to BL 40, on the line connecting BL 36 and BL 40
BL 39 – [Lower He of SJ] edema, lumbar pain, abdominal fullness, inhibited urine
Location (weiyang): at back of knee, on popliteal crease and towards its lateral end, in the depression medial to the tendon of biceps femoris
BL 40 – [Command points of back] cool blood- move Blood Stasis (skin problems), lumbar & hip pain, expel Wind/Damp
Location (weizhong): at back of knee, on popliteal crease midway between tendons
BL 44 – HT problems, LU problems, back pain
Location (shentang): when shoulder relaxed, three cun line corresponds to medial border of scapula
BL 46 – strengthen SP (damp), harmonize ST (food stagnation), back pain, hiccup
Location (geguan): 3 cun lateral to midline, level with lower border of T7 and level with BL 17
BL 54 – sciatica, lumbar pain
Location (zhibian): on bum, in depression 3 cun lateral to sacro-coccygeal hiatus
BL 57 – harmonizes intestines, eliminates hemorrhoids
Location (chengshan): on lower leg, in depression formed between the bellies of gastrocnemius muscle when muscle is flexed
BL 58 – [Connect to KI] expel Wind/Damp, headache, local pain, nasal problems
Location (feiyang): on lower leg, 7 cun directly superior to BL 60, lateral to and approx. 1 cun inferior to BL 57
BL 60 – difficult labour, drain taiyang pathogen, stiff neck, soothe sinews, lowers Yang
Location (kunlun): behind ankle joint, in depression between prominence of lateral malleolus and achilles tendon
BL 62 – any headache (w/ BL 63), insomnia, expel int. & ext. Wind, calm spirit
Location (shenmai): on lateral side of foot, approx. 0.5 cun inferior to inferior border of lateral malleolus, in a depression posterior to peroneal tendons
BL 63 – [Xi-Cleft] any headache, soothe sinews, opens portals – quiets spirit
Location (jinmen): on lateral side of foot, in depression posterior to tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
BL 64 – [Yuan-source] headache (w/ LR 3), quiet HT & spirit, clear Heat
Location (jinggu): on lateral side of foot, in depression anterior and inferior to tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
BL 65 – clear Heat, inflammation, headache, neck/back/local pain, resolve toxins
Location (shugu): on lateral side of foot, in depression posterior and inferior to head of 5th metatarsal bone
BL 67 – difficult delivery (w/ ST 36), moxa to turn breech presentationLocation (zhiyin): on dorsal aspect of little toe, 1 fen proximal from the lateral corner of the nail