Point Localization: In the first sacral foramen.

TCM Actions: Harmonizes the Lower Burner. Strengthens the Blood (Xue). Strengthens the Essence (Jing). Strengthens the lumbar and sacral region and knees.

Indications: Impotence. Difficulty urinating. Leucorrhoea. Pain in the lumbar and sacral region. Sciatica. Uterine prolapse.

Target area: Lumbar. Sacrum.

Point Name and Meaning: Shangliao – Upper Bone Hole

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

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.