Bladder 41, or Urinary Bladder 41, Abbreviated as BL 41 or UB 41, Transliterated Fufen in Chinese, Outer Branch in English.
BL 41 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd thoracic vertebra.
BL 41 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Rigidity and pain of the neck
- Spasm of the shoulder and back
- Numbness of the elbow and arm
BL 41 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Activates the meridian, dispels cold and wind, relieves pain.
Crossing point of the Urinary Bladder and Small Intestine Meridians