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Urinary Bladder 19 (UB 19)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Danshu, Gall Bladder's Hollow

Location
1.5 cun lateral to Zhongshu (Du 7), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra.

Indications
Jaundice, bitter taste of the mouth, pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, pulmonary tuberculosis, afternoon fever.

Traditional Action
Resolves damp-heat in Liver and Gallbladder, pacifies Stomach, relaxes diaphragm.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.