BL 1 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 1, or Urinary Bladder 1, Abbreviated as BL 1 or UB 1, Transliterated Jingming in Chinese, Bright Eyes in English.

BL 1 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the face, in the depression superior to the inner canthus.

BL 1 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Blurring of vision, myopia, night blindness, color blindness
  • Pterygium, cataract, redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation
  • Acute lumbar pain

BL 1 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Benefits the eyes, clears Heat, expels Wind.


Crossing point of the Urinary Bladder, Small Intestine, Stomach Meridians and the Yin Qiao and Yang Qiao Vessels