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Chengshan BL57 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Chengshan BL57 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Chengshan  BL57 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
August 27
14:55 2018
The two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle are so prominent as a mountain, chengshan, BL57 is below them, as sustaining the mountain.

Chengshan-BL57

Nomenclature:

Cheng: sustain              Shan:mountain
The two bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle are so prominent as a mountain, Chengshan, BL57  is below them, as sustaining the mountain.

Point: BL57
Chinese Name: 承山
Name: Chengshan
English Name/Meaning: Support the Mountain
Pinyin: chéng shān
Han Geul 한글: seung san 승산
Romaji: shō zan
Vietnamese:Thừa sơn

Location:

In the center of the posterior aspect of the lower leg, between Weizhong(BL40) and Kunlun(BL60), in the triangle depression formed below the bellies of the gastrocnemius muscle when the foot is stretched.

Functions:

  • Relaxes the sinew( spasms of leg, low back pain, sciatica).
  • Harmonizes the intestine and eliminates haemorhoids.

Indication:

  • Chengshan is main point to relieve cramp of the venter of gastrocnemius muscle.
  • Constipation, collapse of the internal piles, collapse of anus, hemorrhoids.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 1-2cun.

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