BL 60 (Chinese name: kunlun )

Nov 9, 2021 | Acu point

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.

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