Chengfu Bl36: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
Cheng: Sustaining Fu: support
Chengfu is on the upper part of the femur at the midpoint of the gluteo-femoral crease, its function is to enable the lower limbs to sustain the body weight.
Chinese Name: 承扶
English Name/Meaning: Hold and Support
Pinyin: chéng fú
Han Geul 한글: seung bu 승부
Romaji: sho fu(?)
On the posterior side of the thigh, at the midpoint of the inferior gluteal crease.
In the center of the transverse gluteal crease in a depression between the hamstring muscles.
- Relaxes sinew and invigorated the channel.
- Treats hemorrhoids.
Pain in the lower back and gluteal region, constipation, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of lower extremities.
Perpendicular insertion 1 to 2 cun.
- Good for hemorrhoids.
- Good point for sciatica, paralysis of limbs.
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