BL 50 (Chinese name: weicang )

Nov 8, 2021 | Acu point

How to find

In a sitting position with the arms hanging down, the spinous process of T7 is generally on the level of the inferior angle of the scapula. From there, count down 5 spinous processes to the lower border of the spinous process of the T12 and locate BL-50 3 cun lateral to this point. Or: Locate the articulation of the most inferior rib with T12 and palpate 3 cun in a lateral direction for BL-50. Located on the same level are a point of Ex-B-2 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline) and BL 21 (Stomach Shu) (1.5 cun lateral to the midline).


3 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 12th thoracic vertebra (T12).


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