UB 52

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 52 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 52" , 志室, is represented by "Zhi Shi" in pinyin and "Will Chamber" in english and may be found:

3 cun lateral to GV 4, level with L2.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Reinforce the KD Back Shu (UB 23) for fertility issues (impotence, infertility) a/or urinary issues especially from damp heat or KD Qi or Yang deficiency (incontinence, dribbling urine).
  • Local Point.


Ub 52 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Actions & Effects:
  • Reinforce the KD Back Shu (UB 23) for fertility issues (impotence, infertility) a/or urinary issues especially from damp heat or KD Qi or Yang deficiency (incontinence, dribbling urine).

While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at L2 (L2 innervates and influences the kidneys and kidn…) and UB 23 (For all Kidney system related issues from a Chine…) are nearby.

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