The acupuncture point "UB 16" , 督俞, is represented by "Du Shu" in pinyin and "Governing Shu" in english and may be found:
1.5 cun lateral to GV 10, level with T6.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ub 16 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. UB16, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver Qi Stagnation and/or Stomach Rebellious Qi
UB 16 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Acne, Alopecia, Borborygmus, Chest Pain, Epigastric Pain and/or Psoriasis
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at T6 (T6 innervates the diaphragm, used for a range of …), GV 10 ( Clears Blood heat and infectious toxicity, fo…), UB 5 (Local point for headache and/or eye pain. Epilep…) and UB 45 (Local Point.) are nearby.