Urinary Bladder 22 (UB 22)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Sanjiaoshu, Triple Burner's Hollow
1.5 cun lateral to Xuanshu (Du 5), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.
Borborygmus, abdominal distension, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, pain and stiffness of the lower back.
Resolves dampness, opens the water passages, regulates the transformation of fluids in the Lower Burner.
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