UB-26 (Guan Yuan Shu)

UB11-UB35

Chinese Name:

Guanyuanshu 关元俞

English translation:

Origin Gate Shu

Location:

On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 5th lumbar vertebra.

Indications:

  • Diarrhea, low back pain.
  • Sciatica, abdominal distension, lin syndrome, enuresis, diabetes.
  • Insomnia, chronic peritonitis, anemia, impotence, ovaritis, wind attack to Kidneys, wind taxation, concretions and conglomerations, uterus spasm, all female circulatory disorders.

Functions:

Strengthens the low back, removes obstructions from the meridian.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.