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UB27 (Urinary Bladder 27) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Xiaochangshu
English Name: Small Intestine Shu

Location: 1.5 cun lateral to the midline of the sacrum at the level of the first sacral foramen.

Nature:

Back-Shu point for the Small Intestine.

Functions:

Promotes the separation of the clear and the turbid, promotes urination, opens and regulates the Small Intestine, transforms stagnation and accumulations, eliminates dampness and clears heat.

Primary Indications:

Lower abdominal pain and distension, enuresis, dysentry.

Tertiary Indications:

Seminal emission, hematuria (blood lin), vaginal discharge, low back and sacral pain, lin syndrome, constipation, hernia, dry mouth/diabetes, haemorrhoids, foot swelling.

Other Indications:

Vexation, peritonitis, endometritis, prostatodynia, Yin (cold) of Bladder and Sanjiao, Yin (cold) or Yang (hot) disoders of Large and Small Intestine, special point for humoral liquids, rheumatism, sciatica.

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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