(BL-1) Bright Eyes JINGMING -Acupuncture Points

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Bright Eyes JINGMING -1

Bright Eyes JINGMING -1

Location
( BL-1 Bright Eyes JINGMING -Acupuncture Points )0.1 cun superior and medial to the inner canthus of the eye, in a depression.
How to find
BL-1 is located in a small depression near the inner canthus of
the eye, superior to the insertion of the upper eyelid. Medially, it
is bordered by the bony root of the nose. ➞ BL-2 is located
directly above BL-1 in a depression at the medial end of the eyebrow.
ST-1 is located on the pupil line between the eyeball
and the border of the infraorbital ridge, ➞G.B.-1 and ➞T.B.-23
are located on the outer canthus of the eye.
Needling
Ask the patient to look downward and outward, with their eyes
closed. Gently push the eyeball downward and outward from
above. Needle perpendicularly along the supraorbital ridge in a
posterior direction. Caution: Angular artery and vein, eyeball,
periosteum. This point should only be needled by experienced
practitioners. After removing the needle, press on the insertion
site for 10 minutes. Despite this precaution, a bruise may still
form (inform the patient). No needle stimulation! Moxibustion
is contraindicated. Alternative point: ➞BL-2 or transverse (subcutaneous)
insertion at BL-1 in the direction of ➞ BL-2.
Actions/Indications
● Expels Wind and clears Heat, benefits the eyes
Special features
Meeting point with the du mai, yin qiao mai, yang qiao mai as
well as the ST, S.I., G.B. channels and, according to some authors,
also the T.B. channel. Entry point.

Bright Eyes JINGMING -2

Bright Eyes JINGMING -2

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