English Name/Meaning: Hundred Labors
Chinese Name: 白劳
Chinese Pinyin: Bailao
This point is also known as jingbailao.
Located on the neck, 2cun above GV14(Dazhui), 1cun lateral to the posterior median line.
2 cun superior to the lower border of the spinous process of the 7th cervical vertebra (C7) and 1 cun lateral to the midline.
Indications and Functions of Bailao :
- Bailao clears empty heat and benefits lung so is beneficial in cough, asthma, spontaneous sweating, night sweating (pulmonary TB), steaming bone hectic fever.
- Also transforms phlegm and transports nodules so is beneficial in scrofula.
- Also good for sweating of the pharynx, cough.
- Local disorders: stiffness and pain in the neck.
Perpendicular insertion 0.5-1.0 cun.
Good for Neck rigidity and scrofula