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
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.