Point Localization: 1.5 cun lateral to GV 3, level with L4.
TCM Actions: Tonifies Large Intestine. Strengthens the lower back.
Indications: Borborygmos. Gases. Diarrhea. Food in the feces. Blood in the feces. Constipation. Prolapsed rectum. Low back pain. Legs Bi syndrome.
Target area: Lower back.
Point Name and Meaning: Dachangshu – Large Intestine Shu
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Categories: Back Shu of the Large Intestine
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.