Point Localization: In the fourth sacral foramen.
TCM Actions: Strengthens the lumbar and sacral region. Strengthens the Kidneys and Essence (Jing).
Indications: Numbness and pain in the lumbar and sacral region. Sciatica. Little urine. Leucorrhoea. Premature ejaculation. Uterine prolapse.
Target area: Lumbar. Sacrum.
Point Name and Meaning: Xialiao – Lower 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.