Du: claf Bi: Nose
The depression on the both side below the knee cap look like nostrils of a calf and the point is at the external foramen.
Chinese Name: 犊鼻
English Name/Meaning: Calf’s Nose
Pinyin: dú bí
Han Geul 한글: dok bi 독비
Romaji: toku bi
Vietnamese: Độc tị
Bend the knee, at the lower border of the knee cap, in the depression lateral to the patellar ligament.
For diseases of the knee joint and the soft tissues.
- With the knee flexed and supported by a rolled pillow:
- Perpendicular insertion, directed towards BL40, 1 to 2 cun;
- Oblique insertion in a medial and superior direction, behind the patella 1 to 2 cun,
- Behind the patellar ligament to join with medial Xiyan.
Good for knee disorders.