Names Of San Jiao Shu

UB 22 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Triple Burner Shu
  • Pinyin Name: San Jiao Shu
  • Chinese Character: 三焦俞
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 22 ?

UB 22 Location

UB 22 Image


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What Is UB 22 Used For?

UB 22 Clinical Usages

  • As Triple Heater Shu this point effects conditions related to imbalances between the upper and lower parts of the body especially those related to water: edema, bloating, ascites, borborygmus, difficult or painful urination, urinary retention.
  • With its ability to move water accumulations also useful for certain damp related issues in the head such as headaches and visual dizziness.
  • Uses with alternating chills and fever, jaundice and other issues involving difficulty digesting foods.

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How Is UB 22 Categorized?

UB 22 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 22 ?

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 22 ?

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 22 ?

GV 5 Suspended Pivot

  • Local point for low back pain.
  • Diarrhea, indigestion, poor assimilation (undigested food in stools), running piglet (similar in ways to a panic attack), shan disorder (abdominal pain, indigestion, swelling of the genitalia, hernias).  

UB 51 Huang Gate

  • Local Point.

GB 25 Capital Gate

  • Local point for pain in the lumbar a/or lateral costal region especially when presenting with a KD deficiency.
  • KD/SP Issues involving dampness - diarrhea (esp. watery/cold), bloating, abdominal distention.
  • Diuretic point - urinary retention, difficult urination, edema.
  • Uterine stones - assists passage

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