BL 62 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 62, or Urinary Bladder 62, Abbreviated as BL 62 or UB 62, Transliterated Shenmai in Chinese, Extending Vessel in English.

BL 62 Acupuncture Point Location:

In the depression directly below the external malleolus.

BL 62 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Epilepsy, manic psychosis
  • Insomnia, extroversion of foot
  • Headache, neck rigidity, pain of the lumbar and leg
  • Blepharoptosis

BL 62 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels interior Wind, benefits the eyes and head, relaxes the sinews, treats epilepsy, calms the Shen.


Master Point of the Yang Qiao Vessel (couple with Si 3)


BL 62 is an excellent point for neck and back issues when coupled with Si 3.