Bladder 12, or Urinary Bladder 12, Abbreviated as BL 12 or UB 12, Transliterated Fengmen in Chinese, Wind Gate in English.
BL 12 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd thoracic vertebra.
BL 12 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Common cold, cough
- Fever, headache
- Neck stiffness, pain in the chest and back
BL 12 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Releases the exterior, strengthens Wei Qi, spreads and descends Lung Qi, regulates Ying and Wei Qi.
Crossing point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian and Du Vessel