How to find
Locate the popliteal crease by flexing the knee. In slim patients, palpate for the joint space. From the centre of the popliteal crease, palpate 2 cun in an inferior direction and locate BL-55 in a depression between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle.
2 cun inferior to the midpoint of the popliteal crease, in a depression between the two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle.
- Opens the channel, alleviates pain (also in the urogenital region)
- Stops uterine bleeding