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BL-25 (Da Chang Shu) Large Intestine Shu

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


  • Regulates the intestines
  • Transforms stagnation and alleviates pain
  • Strengthens the lumbar region and legs


  • Low back pain, borborygmus, abdominal distension, diarrhea, constipation, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities, sciatica.


  • 1.5 cun lateral to Yaoyangguan (DU-3), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra.
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra (L4).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.

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