Theory

UB 22 - Acupuncture Point - San Jiao Shu


UB 22 Names

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

Location


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UB 22 Clinical Uses

  • 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.



UB 22 TCM Patterns

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".



UB 22 Conditions Treated

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".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

GV 5

  • 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

  • UB 51  Huang Gate
    • Local Point.

GB 25

  • 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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