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Pucan BL61: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Pucan BL61: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Pucan BL61: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
May 15
13:01 2019
Pucan is at the lateral aspect of the heel, and is therefore exposed when a servant pays his respects.

Pucan-BL61

Nomenclature:

Pu: servant Can: paying respects
Pucan is at the lateral aspect of the heel and is therefore exposed when a servant pays his respects.
Point: BL61
Chinese Name: 仆參
Name: Pucan
English Name/Meaning: Servant’s Respect
Pinyin: pú cān
Han Geul 한글: bok cham 복참
Romaji: boku shin(?)
Vietnamese: Bộc tham

Location:

Posterior and inferior to the external mallelous, directly below Kunlun (Bl60), lateral to calcaneum, at the junction of the red and white skin.

Functions:

Disperses swelling and relieves pain, relaxes sinew.

Indications:

Muscular atrophy and weakness of the lower extremities, pain in the heel.

Method:

Transverse insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun.

Remarks:

Meeting point or Yang Qiao vessel and Bladder Meridian.

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