Zhiyin BL67 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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zhiyin-BL67

Nomenclature:

Zhi: reaching Yin: yin of yiny-yang
Yin refers to the foot-shaoyin meridian. Zhiyin is the end point of the bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang. From here it reaches to the foot-shaoyin meridian.

Location:

On the lateral side of the little toe, approximately 0.1 cun lateral from the corner of the nail.

Indications of  Zhiyin:

Breech presentation, delayed labour; correct the position of fetus(moxibustion).
Headache, eye pain, nasal congestion, epistaxis

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.1cun.
Use moxibustion for malposition of fetus.

Remarks:

Jing-Well Point

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.