Bladder 53, or Urinary Bladder 53, Abbreviated as BL 53 or UB 53, Transliterated Baohuang in Chinese, Bladder’s Vitals in English.
BL 53 Acupuncture Point Location:
In the region of the sacrum, 3.0 cun lateral to the middle sacral crest, at the level of the 2nd posterior sacral foramen.
BL 53 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Anuria, swelling of vulva
- Lumbar pain
- Borborygmus, abdominal distention
BL 53 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates and benefits urination, activates the meridian, strengthens the low back, alleviates pain.