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UB28 (Urinary Bladder 28) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Pangguangshu
English Name: Bladder Shu

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

Nature:

Back-Shu point for the Bladder.

Functions:

Regulates the Bladder, dispels Wind and eliminates Dampness, benefits the lumbar vertebrae, reinforces the lower origin.

Primary Indications:

Enuresis, low back and sacral pain and stiffness.

Tertiary Indications:

Lin syndrome/urinary retention, diarrhea, constipation, diabetes, sciatica, genital swelling/sores, cold weak knees and lower legs, xu fatigue, spleen xu: poor digestion, seminal emission, female abdominal masses.

Other Indications:

Wind in the head with stiffness of spinal column, wind patterns, abdominal fullness, metritis, ovaritis, beriberi, cold abscess.

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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