BL 66 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 66, or Urinary Bladder 66, Abbreviated as BL 66 or UB 66, Transliterated Zutonggu in Chinese, Foot Valley Passage in English.

BL 66 Acupuncture Point Location:

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

BL 66 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Headache, neck rigidity, dizziness, epistaxis
  • Manic psychosis

BL 66 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, eliminates Wind, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.


Ying-Spring point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian


Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the meridian.