How to find
Locate the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus. From there, palpate horizontally towards the Achilles tendon and locate BL-60 in a depression anterior to the tendon.
In the depression on the line connecting the Achilles tendon and the highest prominence of the lateral malleolus.
- Clears Heat, subdues Yang and Wind and eliminates excess, especially in the head
- Opens the channel, alleviates pain, relaxes the tendons, strengthens the lumbar region
- Promotes labour
Jing-river point, Fire point, Ma Dan Yang Heavenly Star point. Important distal point for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, especially for chronic cases.