Urinary Bladder 28 (UB 28)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Pangguangshu, Bladder's Hollow
1.5 cun lateral to the Du Meridian, at the level of the second posterior sacral foramen.
Retention of urine, enuresis, frequent urination, diarrhea, constipation, stiffness and pain of the lower back.
Regulates the Bladder, resolves dampness, clears heat, stops pain, eliminates stagnation, opens the water passages in the Lower Burner, strengthens the loins.
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