Theory

KD 22 - Acupuncture Point - Bulang


KD 22 Names

  • English Name: Corridor Walk
  • Pinyin Name: Bulang
  • Chinese Character: 步廊

Location

  • In the 5th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 16.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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KD 22 Point Associations

None listed.


KD 22 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



KD 22 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

CV 16

  • CV 16  Center Palace
    • Local point for chest and intercostal distention and pain.
    • Hiccups, nausea, anorexia, difficulty ingesting.  

ST 18

SP 21

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  • SP 21  Great Embracement
    • Mentioned classically that when this point is deficient, all the joints are flaccid, and when excess, pain all over the body.
    • Pain of the thoracic region.
    • Descends lung qi - cough, chest oppression, shortness of breath.

SP 17

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  • SP 17  Food Hole
    • Promotes smooth spleen qi (digestion), moves water stagnation - fullness of the chest and/or lateral costal region, abdominal distention perhaps with water swelling, belching, vomiting after eating, boborygmus.

GB 22

  • GB 22  Armpit Abyss
    • Local Point.

GB 23

  • GB 23  Sinew Seat



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