Bladder 19, or Urinary Bladder 19, Abbreviated as BL 19 or UB 19, Transliterated Danshu in Chinese, Gallbladder Transporter in English.
BL 19 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 10th thoracic vertebra.
BL 19 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Jaundice, bitter taste in mouth, pain in the hypochondrium
- Pulmonary tuberculosis, hectic fever
BL 19 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates and strengthens Gall Bladder Qi, resolves Gall Bladder/Liver Damp-Heat, clears Shaoyang pathogens.
Back-Shu point of the Gall Bladder
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.