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BL-53 (Bao Huang) Bladder Huang

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Benefits the lumbar region, activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Regulates the lower jiao and benefits urination

Indications:

  • Borborygmus, abdominal distension, pain in the lower back, anuria.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun lateral to the median sacral crest, at the level of the second sacral posterior foramen.
AMOA:
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, at the level of the spinous process of the second sacral vertebra.

Needling Method:

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

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