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Urinary Bladder 67 (UB 67)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zhiyin, Reaching Yin

Location
On the lateral side of the small toe, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.

Indications
Headache, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, opthalmalgia, malposition of fetus, difficult labor, retention of afterbirth, feverish sensation in the sole.

Traditional Action
Eliminates wind, removes obstructions from channel, invigorates blood, clears eyes.

Contraindications


References:

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

OíConnor, 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.