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
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.