Bladder 67 至陰 (Zhì yin/Shi-in)

Bladder 67


Zhì yin (Chinese) / Shi-in (Japanese)

Bladder 67 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 67 Location: On the little toe, 0.1 cun lateral and proximal to the corner of the nail.

Point Energetics of Bladder 67: Well Point and Metal Point of Bladder Channel.

Needling: Superficial needling only (0.1 / 0.2 cun), or prick to bleed.

Uses: Along with acupuncture, moxa cones can be applied in order to reposition a baby if facing upwards (5 rice cones on each side: Reference – Denmei).

Also Bladder 67 is used to initiate labour if delayed. Again, use moxa cones or acupuncture on Bladder 67.