Names Of Du Shu

UB 16 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Governing Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Du Shu
  • Chinese Character: 督俞
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 16 ?

UB 16 Location

UB 16 Image


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What Is UB 16 Used For?

UB 16 Clinical Usages

  • Hot a/or toxic skin conditions (esp. on the back): acne, boils, psoriasis, alopecia.
  • Harmonizes the qi in the chest and abdomen - epigastric pain, abdominal distention, borborygmus.
  • Chest / Cardiac pain - unbinds the chest.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 16 ?

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 16 ?

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 16 ?

GV 10 Spirit Tower

  • Clears Blood heat and infectious toxicity, for carbuncles, furuncles, boils, abscesses anywhere on the body but especially on the upper back, neck and face. Good point for acne.
  • Neck a/or back pain.
  • Cough, asthma.  

UB 45 Yi Xi

  • Local Point.

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