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.

Bulang acupoint

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.