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Urinary Bladder Meridian (Toot Tai Yang) Points

UB-47 (Hun Men)


Chinese Name:

Hunmen 魂门

English translation:

Door of the Ethereal Soul


On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra.


Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, back pain, vomiting, diarrhea.


Regulates Liver Qi, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.


UB 47 is the outer Back-Shu of the Liver. Its special feature is that it helps treat the psychological/spiritual aspect of the Liver. It is usually used to treat depression, frustration, and stress.


Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.

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