(UB) Urinary Bladder Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (UB) Urinary Bladder Meridian has 67 points:

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UB 1
Bright Eyes
Jing Ming
    In a depression, .1 cun above the inner canthus of the eye.
UB 2
Bamboo Gathering
Zan Zhu
    On the medial end of the eyebrow, directly above the inner canthus of the eye (on the supraorbital notch).
UB 3
Eyebrow Ascension
Mei Chong
    .5 cun inside the anterior hairline, directly above UB 2, between GV 24 and UB 4.
UB 4
Deviating Turn
Qu Cha
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 24, or .5 cun inside the AHL at the junction of the medial 1/3 and lateral 2/3's distance between GV 24 & ST 8.
UB 5
Fifth Place
Wu Chu
    .5 cun behind UB 4 or 1 cun above the AHL and 1.5 cun lateral to the AML or 1.5 cun lateral to GV 23.

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UB 6
Light Guard
Cheng Guang
    1.5 cun posterior to UB 5 or 2.5 cun above AHL and 1.5 cun lateral to the AML.

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UB 7
Celestial Connection
Tong Tian
    1.5 cun posterior to UB 6 or 4 cun above the AHL and 1.5 cun lateral to the AML.

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UB 8
Declining Connection
Luo Que
    1.5 cun posterior to UB 7 or 5.5 cun above the AHL and 1.5 cun lateral to the AML.

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UB 9
Jade Pillow
Yu Zhen
    1.3 cun lateral to GV 17 or 2.5 cun above the PHL, 1.3 cun lateral to the PML in depression level with GV 17.

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UB 10
Celestial Pillar
Tian Zhu
    1.3 cun lateral to GV 15 in a depression or .5 cun above the PHL and 1.3 cun lateral to the PML on the lateral aspect of the trapezius.

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UB 11
Great Shuttle
Da Zhu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 13, level with T1.

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UB 12
Wind Gate
Feng Men
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T2.

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UB 13
Lung Shu
Fei Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 12, level with T3.

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UB 14
Jue Yin Shu (Pericardium Shu)
Jue Yin Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to the GV line, level with T4.

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UB 15
Heart Shu
Xin Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 11, level with T5.

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UB 16
Governing Shu
Du Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 10, level with T6.

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UB 17
Diaphragm Shu
Ge Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 9, level with T7.

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UB 18
Liver Shu
Gan Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 8, level with T9.

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UB 19
Gallbladder Shu
Dan Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 7, level with T10.

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UB 20
Spleen Shu
Pi Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 6, level with T11.

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UB 21
Stomach Shu
Wei Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T12.

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UB 22
Triple Burner Shu
San Jiao Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 5, level with L1.

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UB 23
Kidney Shu
Shen Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 4, level with L2.

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UB 24
Sea of Qi Shu
Qi Hai Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with L3.

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UB 25
Large Intestine Shu
Da Chang Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 3, level with L4.

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UB 26
Origin Pass Shu
Guan Yuan Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with L5.

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UB 27
Small Intestine Shu
Xiao Chang Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with 1st PSF.

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UB 28
Bladder Shu
Pang Guang Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with 2nd PSF.

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UB 29
Central Backbone Shu
Zhong Lu Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to the GV line, level with the 3rd PSF.

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UB 30
White Ring Shu
Bai Huan Shu
    1.5 cun lateral to the GV line, level with the 4th PSF.

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UB 31
Upper Bone Hole
Shang Liao
    On the sacrum at the midpoint of the PSIS and the PML, level with the 1st PSF.

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UB 32
Second Bone Hole
Ci Liao
    On the sacrum medial and inferior to the PSIS, level with the 2nd PSF.

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UB 33
Central Bone Hole
Zhong Liao
    On the sacrum medial and inferior to UB 32, level with the 3rd PSF.

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UB 34
Lower Bone Hole
Xia Liao
    On the sarcum lateral to GV 2, level with the 4th PSF.

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UB 35
Meeting of Yang
Hui Yang
    .5 cun lateral to the GV line on either side of the tip of the coccyx bone.

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UB 36
Support
Cheng Fu
    On posterior side of the thigh at the midpoint of the inferior gluteal crease (locate in prone position).

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UB 37
Gate of Abundance
Yin Men
    6 cun below UB 36 on a line joining UB 36 and UB 40.

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UB 38
Superficial Cleft
Fu Xi
    1 cun above UB 39 on the medial side of the tendon of biceps femoris (found with knee slightly bent).

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UB 39
Bend Yang
Wei Yang
    Lateral to UB 40 on the medial border of the tendon of biceps femoris.

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UB 40
Bend Middle
Wei Zhong
    Midpoint of the transverse crease of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of biceps femoris and semitendinosis.

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UB 41
Attached Branch
Fu Fen
    3 cun lateral to the GV line, level with T2, on the spinal border of the scapula.

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UB 42
Po Door
Po Hu
    3 cun lateral to GV 12, level with T3, on the spinal border of the scapula.

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UB 43
Gao Huang Shu
Gao Huang Shu
    3 cun lateral to the GV line, level with T4.

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UB 44
Spirit Hall
Shen Tang
    3 cun lateral to GV 11, level with T5.

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UB 45
Yi Xi
Yi Xi
    3 cun lateral to GV 10, level with T6.

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UB 46
Diaphragm Pass
Ge Guan
    3 cun lateral to GV 9, level with T7.

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UB 47
Hun Gate
Hun Men
    3 cun lateral to GV 8, level with T9.

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UB 48
Yang Headrope
Yang Gang
    3 cun lateral to GV 7, level with T10.

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UB 49
Reflection Abode
Yi She
    3 cun lateral to GV 6, level with T11.

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UB 50
Stomach Granary
Wei Cang
    3 cun lateral to the GV line, level with T12.

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UB 51
Huang Gate
Huang Men
    3 cun lateral to GV 5, level with L1.

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UB 52
Will Chamber
Zhi Shi
    3 cun lateral to GV 4, level with L2.

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UB 53
Bladder Huang
Bao Huang
    3 cun lateral to the medial sacral crest, level with the 2nd PSF.

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UB 54
Sequential Limit
Zhi Bian
    3 cun lateral to the GV line, level with the 4th PSF.

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UB 55
Yang Union
He Yang
    2 cun directly below UB 40 between the medial and lateral heads of the gastrocnemius, on a line joining UB 40 - UB 57.

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UB 56
Sinew Support
Cheng Jin
    5 cun below UB 40 on the line connecting UB 40 - UB 57, midway between UB 55 and UB 57 in the center of the belly of the gastrocnemius.

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UB 57
Mountain Support
Cheng Shan
    8 cun below UB 40 in a pointed depression below the gastrocnemius when leg is stretched or heel is lifted.

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UB 58
Taking Flight
Fei Yang
    7 cun directly above UB 60 on the posterior border of the fibula about 1 cun lateral and inferior to UB 57.

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UB 59
Instep Yang
Fu Yang
    3 cun directly above UB 60.

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UB 60
Kunlun Mountains
Kun Lun
    In a depression between the tip of the external malleolus and the achilles tendon.

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UB 61
Subservient Visitor
Pu Can
    Posterior and Inferior to the external malleolus, directly below UB 60, lateral to the calcaneum at the junction of the red and white skin.

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UB 62
Extending Vessel
Shen Mai
    In a depression directly below the external malleolus.

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UB 63
Metal Gate
Jin Men
    On the lateral side of the foot, directly below the anterior border of the external malleolus, on the lower border of the cuboid bone.

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UB 64
Capital Bone
Jing Gu
    Below the tuberosity of the 5th metatarsal bone at the junction of the red and white skin.

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UB 65
Bundle Bone
Shu Gu
    Posterior to the 5th metatarsophalangeal joint at the junction of the red and white skin.

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UB 66
Valley Passage
Tong Gu
    Anterior to the 5th metatarsophalangeal joint.

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UB 67
Reaching Yin
Zhi Yin
    .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the little toe.