Point Localization: In a depression between the tip of the external malleolus and the achilles tendon.

TCM Actions: Clears Heat. Extinguishes Inner Wind. Controls the rebellion of the Qi in the head. Remove channel obstruction. Strengthens the back. Invigorates the Blood. Promotes labor.

Indications: Pain on the back of the head. Redness, pain and swelling of the eyes. Nosebleed. Epilepsy. Trismus. Dizziness. Stiffness and back pain. Difficult labor. Retained placenta.

Target area: Back. Nape.

Point Name and Meaning: Kunlun – Kunlun Mountains

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: King (river). Fire.

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




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