Names Of Dan Shu

UB 19 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Gallbladder Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Dan Shu
  • Chinese Character: 膽俞
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 19 ?

UB 19 Location

UB 19 Image


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What Is UB 19 Used For?

UB 19 Clinical Usages

  • Shao Yang level diseases, alternating fever and chills.
  • Main point for damp heat in the Liver and Gall Bladder: hepatitis, cholecystitis, jaundice, vomiting, flank pain and distension, bitter taste in the mouth. Often combined with the LV Shu (UB 18).
  • UB 17 & UB 19 are classcially known as the "Four Flowers," useful for tonifying the Blood.
  • Pain along the GB meridian (sides of the body) from any etiology, intercostal neuralgia, rib pain, trauma, herpes zoster.
  • Gall Bladder related emotional issues: indecision, timidity, fear.  As well as damp-heat related psycho-emotional issues such as insomnia, anxiety (often with bitter taste in the mouth), palpitations.

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How Is UB 19 Categorized?

UB 19 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 19 ?

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 19 ?

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 19 ?

GV 7 Central Pivot

  • Local point for back pain.
  • Epigastric pain, abdominal pain a/or bloating, poor appetite, amenorrhea.
  • Reinforce UB 19 Gallbladder Shu.  

UB 48 Yang Headrope

  • Local Point.

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