Names Of Da Zhu

UB 11 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Great Shuttle
  • Pinyin Name: Da Zhu
  • Chinese Character: 大杼
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 11 ?

UB 11 Location

  • 1.5 cun lateral to GV 13, level with T1.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is UB 11 Used For?

UB 11 Clinical Usages

  • Wind disorders.
  • Hui-meeting point of the bones, useful with any bone or problem such as osteoporosis, arthritis, inflammation, sensation of heat in the bones, etc.
  • Useful adjunctive point to effect the lungs in cases of infections, colds a/or flus or asthma related conditions.
  • Sea of Blood Point with ST 37 & ST 39. According to the Ling Shu Treatise on the Seas, "when the Sea of blood is full, the patient has the sensation that his body is bigger than it is. One feels uneasy, and does not know the disease; when the Sea of blood is insufficient, one often feels the body is small, one feels uneasy and does not know the disease." May be useful for leukemia, anemia, said to tonify the bone marrow.

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How Is UB 11 Categorized?

UB 11 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 11 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Conditions May Use UB 11 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Points Are Near UB 11 ?

GV 13 Kiln Path

  • Special for steaming bone disorder or inflammatory diseases affecting the bones, chills and fever.
  • Important point for malaria.
  • Stiffness of the neck a/or spine, heavy head, headaches.  

SI 15 Central Shoulder Shu


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  • Asthma, cough, coughing up of blood (hemoptysis).
  • Local point for shoulder, neck and/or upper back pain.  

SI 14 Outer Shoulder Shu


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  • Local point for shoulder and scapular region pain.
  • Neck pain and/or rotation issues, and pain of the upper back.  

SI 13 Crooked Wall


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  • Local point for shoulder and/or scapular region pain, weakness and/or stiffness.  Useful for chronic shoulder problems.  

SI 12 Grasping the Wind


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  • Local point for shoulder, scapula and/or arm pain, numbness, weakness along the course of the channel.  

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