Dachangshu (English translation: Large Intestine Shu)
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower
border of the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra.
Back-Shu point of the Large Intestine
- Abdominal distention, diarrhea,
constipation, bleeding hemorrhoids
- Lumbar pain
Regulates the large intestines,
strengthens the low back, removes obstructions from the meridian.
UB 25 is very good for either diarrhea
or constipation. It is also very effective local point for low back pain. Back-Shu points are corresponding points on the back where the
Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organ is infused. If the Five Zang organs are
diseased, abnormal reactions appear on the Back-Shu points. Back-Shu points have
a direct therapeutic effect on the diseases of the Five Zang organs. For more
complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points,
Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.