UB 53

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 53 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 53" , 胞肓, is represented by "Bao Huang" in pinyin and "Bladder Huang" in english and may be found:

3 cun lateral to the medial sacral crest, level with the 2nd PSF.


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

  • Local Point.

While not necessarily valid clinically, UB 28 (Main point for all Bladder issues: from damp heat…) and UB 32 (UB 31, UB 32, UB 33 & UB 34 together form the…) are nearby.

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