( G.B.-27 Fifth Pivot WUSHU - Acupuncture Points ) In the depression medial to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), approximately 3 cun inferior to the umbilicus.
How to find
First, locate the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS ➞ 3.5) by palpating along the upper border of the iliac crest in an anterior and inferior direction. At its anterior end, the ASIS can be palpated as a bony ridge on the lateral aspect of the lower abdomen.
Locate G.B.-27 in a depression anterior and medial to the ASIS. ➞ G.B.-28 is located approximately 0.5 cun inferior and medial to G.B.-27.
Located approximately on the same level (3 cun inferior to the umbilicus) are ➞ Ren-4/KID-13/ST-28 (on the midline/0.5 cun lateral to the midline/2 cun lateral to the midline).
Vertically 1–1.5 cun. Caution during pregnancy.
● Strengthens the Kidneys
● Regulates the dai mai
● Regulates the Triple Burner
Meeting point with the dai mai
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