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]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.