Pucan BL-61 Acupuncture Point

Pucan BL-61

Chinese: 仆参

Pinyin: Pū Cān

Location

Posterior and inferior to the external malleolus, directly below Kunlun BL-60, in the depression of the calcaneum at the junction of the red and white skin. 

How to locate

First identify Kunlun BL-60 in the depressions between the malleolus tip and the Achilles tendon. 

Locate Pucan BL-61 1.5 cun directly below Kunlun BL-60. 

Main actions

Removes Obstructions from the Channel and eases pain

Needling

Vertically or obliquely 0.3–0.5 cun. 

Commentary for Pucan BL-61

Rucan BL-61 is not a major point of the Bladder Channel

Its main function is to remove the obstructions from the Channel, so as to relax the sinews and eases pain.