Chengguang BL-6

Chinese: 承光

Pinyin: Chéng Guāng


1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 2.5 cun within the anterior hairline. 

On the other hand, this point is at the medial third and lateral two-thirds of the distance from anterior midline to the line vertically from Touwei ST-8. 

Chengguang BL-6 is also 1.5 cun posterior to Wuchu BL-5

How to locate

First locate the midpoint of the anterior hairline and Baihui DU-20 on the vertex. The distance between these two point is 5 cun. 

Chengguang BL-6 is in the midpoint of these two reference points and also 1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline. 

Main actions

  1. Expels Wind-Heat
  2. Clears Head and benefits the eyes and nose


Transversely 0.5–1 cun. 

Commentary for Chengguang BL-6

Chengguang BL-6 is not a major point of the Bladder Channel

Its main function is to expels Wind-Heat, so as to clear the head as well as benefits the eyes and nose.