Urinary Bladder 52 (UB 52)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zhishi, Will Power Chamber
3 cun lateral to Mingmen (Du 4), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra.
Nocturnal emission, impotence, enuresis, frequency of urination, dysuria, irregular menstruation, pain in the back and knee, edema.
Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens the back, reinforces the will power.
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