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.


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


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


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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