Urinary Bladder 27 (UB 27)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xiaochangshu, Small Intestine's Hollow
1.5 cun lateral to the Du Meridian, at the level of the first posterior sacral foramen.
Lower abdominal pain and distension, dysentery, nocturnal emission, hematuria, enuresis, morbid leukorrhea, lower back pain, sciatica.
Promotes the function of the Small Intestine, resolves dampness, clears heat, benefits urination.
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