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.