Bladder 28, or Urinary Bladder 28, Abbreviated as BL 28 or UB 28, Transliterated Pangguangshu in Chinese, Bladder Transporter in English.
BL 28 Acupuncture Point Location:
In the region of the sacrum, 1.5 cun lateral to the middle sacral crest, at the level of the 2nd posterior sacral foramen.
BL 28 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Dysuria, enuresis
- Stiffness and pain of the lower back, leg pain
- Diarrhea, constipation
BL 28 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates the Bladder, resolves Dampness and Damp-Heat, removes stagnation, opens the water passages.
Back-Shu point of the Urinary Bladder
BL 28 is commonly used for urinary complications. 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.