Abstract：The essay discussed the bloodletting therapy from the following aspects: the bleeding location,
manipulating method, tools, functional mechanism, meridian diagnosis, indications as well as contraindications , etc.
Teaching and inheritance in a wide range is the essential premise to promote the bloodletting therapy of traditional
Chinese medicine. The feasibility of teaching and inheritance of bloodletting therapy has been verified by analyzing
the ancient literatures as well as the modern therapeutic experience from bloodletting experts. Hence, it has laid the
foundation for future promotion application of bloodletting therapy.