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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 48

Urinary Bladder 48

Chinese Name: Yanggang (English translation: Yang Headrope)

Location: On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 10th thoracic vertebra.


  • Jaundice, abdominal pain, borborygmus, diarrhea
  • Diabetes

Functions: Regulates the Gall Bladder, clears Damp-Heat.

Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.

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