The acupuncture point "UB 26" , 關元俞, is represented by "Guan Yuan Shu" in pinyin and "Origin Pass Shu" in english and may be found:
1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with L5.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ub 26 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. UB26, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Large Intestine Cold
UB 26 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Back Pain, Cysts, Fibroids and/or Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at L5 (L5 innervates the descending colon and is used fo…) are nearby.