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Chengjin BL56: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Chengjin BL56: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Chengjin BL56: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
May 05
12:45 2019
Chengjin, BL56 is on the gastrocnemius muscle, which is an important leg muscle helping to sustain the upper part of the body.

Chengjin-BL56

Nomenclature:

Cheng: sustain Jin; tendon and muscle.
Cheng-jin, BL56 is on the gastrocnemius muscle, which is an important leg muscle helping to sustain the upper part of the body.
Point: BL56
Chinese Name: 承筋

English Name/Meaning: Support the Sinews
Pinyin: chéng jīn
Han Geul 한글: seung geun 승근
Romaji: shō kin
Vietnamese:Thừa cân

Location:

On the line connecting Weizhong (BL40) and chengshan (BL57), in the centre of the belly of gastrocnemius, 5 cun below Weizhong (BL40).

Functions:

Relaxes the sinew and invigorates the collateral.

Indications of chengjin:

  • Spasm of gastrocnemius, hemorrhoids, acute lower back pain.
  • Bowel movements problems like diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Good for gastrocnemius problems.

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