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BL-22 (San Jiao Shu) Triple Burner Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Back Shu of the San Jiao

Actions:

  • Moves and regulates the Sanjiao
  • Regulates the Spleen and Stomach and resolves dampness
  • Regulates the water passages and promotes urination
  • Resolves masses

Indications:

  • Borborygmus, abdominal distension, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, pain and stiffness of the lower back.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Xuanshu (DU-5), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra (L1).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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