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Urinary Bladder Meridian (Toot Tai Yang) Points

UB-26 (Guan Yuan Shu)


Chinese Name:

Guanyuanshu 关元俞

English translation:

Origin Gate Shu


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


  • 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.


Strengthens the low back, removes obstructions from the meridian.


Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.

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