Names Of Xia Liao

UB 34 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Lower Bone Hole
  • Pinyin Name: Xia Liao
  • Chinese Character: 下髎
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 34 ?

UB 34 Location

UB 34 Image


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What Is UB 34 Used For?

UB 34 Clinical Usages

  • 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.
  • Useful for constipation and/or pain in the lower abdomen.  Urinary difficulty.
  • In women, painful menstrual cycles (dysmenorrhea), leukorrhea and/or vaginal pain.
  • Genital pain in men.

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What Conditions May Use UB 34 ?

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 34 ?

GV 2 Lumbar Shu

  • May be used instead of GV 1 for anal issues - prolapse, hemorrhoids.
  • Warming point, for cold in the lower warmer, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea or uterine bleeding from deficiency, leukorrhea, weakness or atrophy of the lower limbs, seminal emission, impotence, diarrhea.
  • Coccyx pain with difficulty sitting or pain at the opposite end of the channel, posterior neck pain, occipital or frontal headache.  

UB 30 White Ring Shu


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  • Local point for low back, sacrum, tailbone and/or hip pain.  Also used for hernia.
  • Secondary point for kidney related gynecological disorders: menstrual problems, leukorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis.

UB 54 Sequential Limit

  • Sciatica especially if pain radiates along the posterior aspect of the leg.
  • Five Lin (Painful Urination) disorder.

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