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BL-31 (Shang Liao) Upper Bone Hole

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder and Gallbladder Channels

Actions:

  • Regulates the lower jiao and facilitates urination and defecation
  • Regulates menstruation and stops leucorrhoea
  • Benefits the lumbar region and legs

Indications:

  • Low back pain, dysuria, constipation, irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea, prolapse of the uterus.

Location

CAM:
  • On the sacrum, at the midpoint between the posterosuperior iliac spine and the posterior midline, just at the first posterior sacral foramen.
AMOA:
  • Over the first posterior sacral foramen.

Needling Method:

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

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