BL 65 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 65, or Urinary Bladder 65, Abbreviated as BL 65 or UB 65, Transliterated Shugu in Chinese, Metatarsal Head in English.

BL 65 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the lateral aspect of the foot, posterior to the 5th metatarsophalangeal joint, at the junction of the red and white skin.

BL 65 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Manic psychosis, headache, neck rigidity
  • Pain of the lumbar and leg
  • Anal pain

BL 65 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, dispels Wind, relaxes the sinews, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.


Shu-Stream point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian


Shu-Stream points are where the qi starts to pour down the meridian. They are known to alleviate heaviness and pain in the joints.