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UB2 (Urinary Bladder 22) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Sanjiaoshu
English Name: Sanjiao Shu

Location: 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.

Nature:

Back-Shu point for Sanjiao

Functions:

Regulates the transforming function of Qi (fluid transformation), eliminates dampness.

Primary Indications:

Borborygmus, abdominal distension, vomiting, pain and stiffness of low back.

Secondary Indications:

Edema.

Tertiary Indications:

Indigestion, diarrhea, dysentry, jaundice, visual dizziness, headache, enuresis, nephritis.

Other Indications:

Neurasthenia, stomachache, spasms of the stomach, spasm of the stomach and intestine, patient thin without appetite, all digestive disoders, after catching a cold the patient presents with headache / vomiting /an irritating sensation in back and shoulder/spine is stiff / has diarrhea, large accumulations and gateherings in the lower abdomen, urinary retention, impotence, body fever, alternating fever and chills.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Urinary Bladder channel:

(UB1, UB2, UB3, UB4, UB5, UB6, UB7, UB8, UB9, UB10, UB11, UB12, UB13, UB14, UB15, UB16, UB17, UB18, UB19, UB20, UB21, UB22, UB23, UB24, UB25, UB26, UB27, UB28, UB29, UB30, UB31, UB32, UB33, UB34, UB35, UB36, UB37, UB38, UB39, UB40, UB41, UB42, UB43, UB44, UB45, UB46, UB47, UB48, UB49, UB50, UB51, UB52, UB53, UB54, UB55, UB56, UB57, UB58, UB59, UB60, UB61, UB62, UB63, UB64, UB65, UB66, UB67)

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