Urinary Bladder 11 (UB 11)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Dazhu, Big Reed (Great Shuttle)
1.5 cun lateral to Taodao (Du 13), at the level of the lwer boder of the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra.
Headache, pain in the neck and back, pain and soreness in the scapular region, cough, fever, neck, rigidity.
Nourishes blood, expels wind, strengthens bones, soothes sinews, releases exterior.
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