Urinary Bladder 10 (UB 10)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Tianzhu, Heaven's (Celestial) Pillar
1.3 cun lateral to Yamen (Du 15), in the depression on the lateral aspect of muscle trapezius.
Headache, nasal obstruction, sore throat, neck rigidity, pain in shoulder and back.
Expels wind, clears the brain, opens the orifices, soothes the sinews, removes obstructions from the channel, brightens the eyes, invigorates the lower back.
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