Theory

UB 27 - Acupuncture Point - Xiao Chang Shu


UB 27 Names

  • English Name: Small Intestine Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Xiao Chang Shu
  • Chinese Character: 小腸俞

Location

  • 1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with 1st PSF.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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UB 27 Clinical Uses

  • Main point for all Small Intestine related issues.
  • Damp heat effecting the bladder (difficult or painful urination, hematuria, dark urine).
  • Damp heat effecting the intestines (diarrhea, hemorrhoids, dysentary).
  • Other lower warmer discharges - leukorrhea, seminal emission.



UB 27 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 27 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

UB 31

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  • UB 31  Upper Bone Hole
    • UB 31, UB 32, UB 33 & UB 34 together form the "Eight Liao" points and are all useful for local low back a/or sacrum problems and most genital and urinary related disorders. Of these UB 32 is most often used clinically.
    • As it quickens the connecting vessels may be useful for blockages of defecation or urination.
    • For the functional and movement aspects for female issues such as - Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea.  And for male issues such as impotence, erectile dysfunction (ED), seminal emission, genital pain.



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