UB 67

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 67 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 67" , 至陰, is represented by "Zhi Yin" in pinyin and "Reaching Yin" in english and may be found:

.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the little toe.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Clears pain a/or stagnation from the opposite end of the channel: headache, eye pain, sinus pain, etc.
  • Use with moxabustion to adjust breech fetal position (generally indirect moxa for 10-20 minutes 1x/day).

UB 67 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

Avoid Moxa (MX)
Moxa is utilized to turn breech.


Ub 67 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore ub 67 functional groupings theory - Entry Exit Point and/or Five Shu.

UB 67 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Breech Position

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