Bladder 21, or Urinary Bladder 21, Abbreviated as BL 21 or UB 21, Transliterated Weishu in Chinese, Stomach Transporter in English.
BL 21 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 12th thoracic vertebra.
BL 21 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Epigastric distention, vomiting
- Abdominal distention, borborygmus
BL 21 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates and harmonizes Stomach Qi, resolves Dampness, alleviates food stagnation.
Back-Shu point of the Stomach
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.