UB 26 Guan Yuan Shu 關元俞
“Source Gate Shu”
GUAN pass, gate
YUAN source, origin
SHU acupuncture point
Location and Needling:
1-1/2 cun lateral to inferior of L-5 spinous process.
1-1.5 cun perpendicular
Contraindications and Cautions
Back Shu of Yuan Qi, Accessory Iu for energy and blood. Connects with REN-4
Regulates lower Jiao, transforms damp stagnation.
Strengthens lower back and knees. Expels wind, scatters cold.
Signs and Symptoms
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