Point Localization: On the popliteal line, at the medial border of the tendon of the biceps femoris.

TCM Actions: Benefits the Bladder. Opens the water way.

Indications: Edema in the lower body. Difficulty urinating. Painful urination. Enuresis.

Target area: Leg.

Point Name and Meaning: Weiyang – Bend Yang

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: He (sea) of the Lower Burner.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.