Zhishi (English translation: Will Power Chamber)
On the lower back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of
the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra.
- Spermatorrhea, impotence
- Dysuria, edema
- Lumbar stiffness and pain
Tonifies the kidneys, benefits urination, strengthens the low back.
UB 52 is the outer Back-Shu of the
Kidney. Its special feature is that it helps treat the psychological/spiritual
aspect of the Kidney. It is usually used to strengthen will power.
Needling: Oblique insertion
.5 - .8 cun.