Bladder 58, or Urinary Bladder 58, Abbreviated as BL 58 or UB 58, Transliterated Feiyang in Chinese, Taking Flight in English.
BL 58 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the posterior aspect of the lower leg, behind the external malleolus, 7 cun directly above BL 60, 1 cun inferior and lateral to BL 57.
BL 58 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Headache, dizziness, epistaxis
- Pain and weakness of the lumbar and leg (sciatica)
BL 58 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Expels Wind-Damp, harmonizes excess above and deficiency below, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.
Luo-Connecting point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian
Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically, Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the treatment of diseases.