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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 20

Urinary Bladder 20

Chinese Name: Pishu (English translation: Spleen Shu)

Location:  On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra.

Classification: Back-Shu point of the Spleen

Indications:

  • Abdominal distention, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, blood in the stools
  • Edema

Functions: Tonifies Spleen/Stomach Qi and Yang, nourishes Blood, resolves Dampness, regulates SP/ST Qi.

Notes: UB 20 is an important point to use for any Spleen patterns. Excellent point to tonify the Spleen and Stomach for chronic conditions. Back-Shu points are corresponding points on the back where the Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organ is infused. If the Five Zang organs are diseased, abnormal reactions appear on the Back-Shu points. Back-Shu points have a direct therapeutic effect on the diseases of the Five Zang organs. For more complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points, click here.

Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.

 

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