BL

Back

BL 17     Ge Shu

On the back, below the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra, 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline.


Functions

Harmonize Ying and Xue

Relax Chest

Clear Stasis

Regulate Spleen and Stomach

Indications

anemia, chronic hemorrhagic disorders, spasms of the diaphragm, nervous vomiting, urticaria, tuberculosis of the lymph glands, stomach cancer, constriction of the esophagus, night sweats, abdominal lumps, lassitude, hypersomnia.