Bladder 25, or Urinary Bladder 25, Abbreviated as BL 25 or UB 25, Transliterated Dachangshu in Chinese, Large Intestine Transporter in English.
BL 25 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra.
BL 25 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Abdominal distention, diarrhea, constipation, bleeding hemorrhoids
- Lumbar pain
BL 25 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates the large intestines, strengthens the low back, removes obstructions from the meridian.
Back-Shu point of the Large Intestine
BL 25 is very good for either diarrhea or constipation. It is also a 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.