BL 31 Acupuncture Point

Bladder 31, or Urinary Bladder 31, Abbreviated as BL 31 or UB 31, Transliterated Shangliao in Chinese, Upper Bone Hole in English.

BL 31 Acupuncture Point Location:

In the region of the sacrum, between the posterior superior iliac spine and the midline of the back, in the 1st sacral foramen.

BL 31 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, bloody leukorrhea, prolapse of the uterus
  • Spermatorrhea, impotence
  • Constipation, dysuria, lumbosacral pain

BL 31 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Regulates the Lower Jiao, regulates menstruation, benefits urination, benefits the lumbar area and legs.