Names Of Da Chang Shu

UB 25 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Large Intestine Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Da Chang Shu
  • Chinese Character: 大腸俞
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 25 ?

UB 25 Location

UB 25 Image


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What Is UB 25 Used For?

UB 25 Clinical Usages

  • Main point for low back pain especially when related to constipation a/or menstruation. Combine with local points such as GV 3, UB 26, Shiqizhui (between L5 and S1), UB 31, UB 32, GB 30 & distal points such as GB 34, GB 39, GB 41, UB 40, UB 57, UB 58, UB 60 & UB 62.
  • Main point for all intestine related issues: constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, colitis, IBS, etc.
  • Regulates the function in the colon so as potential uses for poor assimilation, limited weight gain despite eating many calories.

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How Is UB 25 Categorized?

UB 25 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 25 ?

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 25 ?

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 25 ?

GV 3 Lumbar Yang Pass

  • Warming point for cold or cold damp in the lower warmer, often treated with moxa for low back pain from deficiency, women's discharges (leukorrhea) due to cold, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, impotence, seminal emission, infertility, incontienence, colities, edema, pain or weakness of the lower limb or knee.
  • Name is "lumbar gate" or "lumbar hinge," at this point the low back bends in flexion, treat for pain when bending forward.
  • Differentiation: GV 3 is a more local point whereas GV 4 is for back pain resulting from yang deficiency  

(EX) Yaoyan Eye of Lumbar

  • Low back pain, especially from deficient KD

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