Chengguang BL6: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Chengguang is at the vertex of the head, 2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.
Chengguang-BL6

Nomenclature:

Cheng : to receive Guang: brightness
Chengguang is at the vertex of the head, where brightness is easily perceived.
Point: BL6
Chinese Name: 承光
Name: Chengguang
English Name/Meaning: Receiving Light
Pinyin: chéng guāng
Han Geul 한글: seung gwang 승광
Romaji: shō kō?
Vietnamese:Thừa quang

Location:

2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.

Functions and indications of Chengguang:

Brightens eyes and clears heat,so is beneficial in apical headache, heaviness in head, dizziness, vomiting, blurring of vision, nasal obstruction.

Method:

Transverse insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

  • Good for eye and nose.
  • One of the best points for the blurring of vision.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.