Bladder 55, or Urinary Bladder 55, Abbreviated as BL 55 or UB 55, Transliterated Heyang in Chinese, Yang Confluence in English.
BL 55 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun below BL 40, on the line connecting BL 40 and BL 57.
BL 55 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Lumbar stiffness and pain, pain, numbness and weakness of the lower extremities
- Metrorrhagia, metrostaxis
BL 55 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Activates the meridian, stops uterine bleeding, relieves genital pain, alleviates pain.