UB-31 (Shang Liao)

UB11-UB35

Chinese Name:

Shangliao 上髎

English translation:

Upper Crevice

Location:

In the region of the sacrum, between the posterior superior iliac spine and the midline of the back, in the 1st sacral foramen.

Indications:

Low back pain, dysuria, constipation, irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea, prolapse of the uterus.

Functions:

Regulates the Lower Jiao, regulates menstruation, benefits urination, benefits the lumbar area and legs.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.


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