Point Localization: 3 cun of the midline at the height of the second sacral foramen.

TCM Actions: Opens the water way in the Lower Burner. Strengthens the function of the bladder.

Indications: Stiffness and fullness in hypogastrium. Urinary retention. Burning sensation when urinating. Edema of the lower body.

Target area: Bladder.

Point Name and Meaning: Baohuang – Bladder Huang

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.