Point Localization: 1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with L5.
TCM Actions: Strengthens the lower back. Moves Qi and Blood in the Lower Burner. Benefits urination.
Indications: Low back pain. Sciatica. Pain in the lower back and buttocks. Abdominal masses. Enuresis. Frequent urination. Difficulty urinating.
Target area: Lower back.
Point Name and Meaning: Guanyuanshu – Origin Gate Shu
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Categories: Back Shu of the Origin Gate
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.