BL 39 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 39, or Urinary Bladder 39, Abbreviated as BL 39 or UB 39, Transliterated Weiyang in Chinese, Lateral End of the Crease in English.

BL 39 Acupuncture Point Location:

At the lateral end of the popliteal transverse crease, on the medial side of the tendon muscle biceps femoris.

BL 39 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Stiffness and pain of waist, lower abdominal distention, dysuria
  • Spasm and pain of the leg and foot, faint and syncope

BL 39 Acupuncture Benefits:

Harmonizes the San Jiao, opens the water passages, benefits urination.


Lower-He-Sea point of the San Jiao