(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU - Acupuncture Points

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(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -1

(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -1

Location
[(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU - Acupuncture Points] 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra (L4).
How to find
For orientation in the lumbar region (➞ 3.4.3), first, determine
the Tuffier’s line. Place both hands directly superior or lateral to
the highest points of the iliac crests, joining the thumbs on the
midline at the lumbar spine. In most cases, this line intersects
with the spinous process of L4 (note: this varies depending on
the patient’s position ➞ 3.4.3). On this level, locate BL-25 1.5
cun in a lateral direction.
Located on the same level are ➞ Du-3 (on the midline),
a point of ➞ Ex-B-2 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline), ➞ Ex-B-6
(3 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ Ex-B-7 (3.5 cun lateral to
the midline).

(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -3

(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -3

Needling
Vertically 1–1.5 cun
Actions/Indications
● Regulates the intestines and promotes the Qi flow
● Strengthens the lower back
Special features
Back-shu point of the Large Intestine. Important point for regulating
the Large Intestine Qi. Important local point for acute and
chronic lumbar disorders.

(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -2

(BL-25) Large Intestine Shu DACHANGSHU -2

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