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BL-27 (Xiao Chang Shu) Small Intestine Shu

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


  • Separates the pure from the turbid
  • Regulates the intestines and Bladder
  • Drains turbid dampness and clears damp-heat
  • Regulates Small Intestine Qi


  • Lower abdominal pain and distension, dysentery, nocturnal emission, hematuria, enuresis, morbid leukorrhea, lower back pain, sciatica.


  • 1.5 cun lateral to the Governor Vessel, at the level of the 1st posterior sacral foramen.
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the level of the first posterior sacral foramen.

Needling Method:

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

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