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Urinary Bladder 02 (UB 2)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zanzhu, Collecting Bamboo

Location
On the medial extremity of the eyebrow, or on the supraorbital notch.

Indications
Headache, blurring or failing of vision, pain in the supraorbital region, lacrimation, redness, swelling and pain of the eye, twitching of eyelids, glaucoma.

Traditional Action
Expels wind, brightens the eyes, soothes the Liver, removes obstructions from the channel, stops pain.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.