Urinary Bladder 19 (UB 19)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Danshu, Gall Bladder's Hollow
1.5 cun lateral to Zhongshu (Du 7), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra.
Jaundice, bitter taste of the mouth, pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, pulmonary tuberculosis, afternoon fever.
Resolves damp-heat in Liver and Gallbladder, pacifies Stomach, relaxes diaphragm.
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