Bulang acupoint (KI 22)belongs to the Kidney Meridian of Foot-Shaoyin,which is commonly used to treat bronchitis, intercostal neuralgia, gastritis and so on.
Location of Bulang acupoint
In the 5th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 16.
What is the meaning of Bulang
Bulang,Bu,refers to the step,Lang refers to corridor. The name of “Bulang” means that the dampness-qi from the kidney meridian absorbs heat and then rises up. The substance of this acupoint is the dampness-qi from the Youmen acupoint. After reaching this point, dampnessq-qi absorbs heat and dissipates into the wind-qi.The wind-qi blows the soil particles on the ground and rolls upwards, like people walking in a corridor. Hence the name.
What is Bulang acupoint used for
Indications:Cough and wheezing, chest pain, vomiting, loss of appetite,acute mastitis.
Clinical application: bronchitis, intercostal neuralgia, gastritis, etc.
Bulang acupoint therapy
Press the Bulang acupoint from top to bottom with the thumb of your finger for 3-5 minutes each time, once in the morning and once in the evening.it will beneficical for breast fitness and health care, and prevents female breast diseases if long-term massage. Patients with acute mastitis can also moxibus the acupoint for 5-15 minutes each time.
Compatibility of Bulang Acupoint
Combined with Xinshu points and Neiguan points to treat chest pain and heart palpitations;
Combined with Dingchuan points and Lieque points to treat pant and cough.
Combined with Zhongwan to treat stomach pain.