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UB42 (Urinary Bladder 42) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Pohu
English Name: Door of the Corporeal Soul

Location: 3 cun lateral to the midline at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.

Functions:

Stimulates the descending function of Lung-Qi, regulates Qi, clears Heat, stops cough and asthma, subdues rebellious Qi.

Indications:

Pulmonary tuberculosis, hemoptysis, cough, asthma, neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder and back.

References:

Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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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