BL

Back

BL 23     Shen Shu

On the low back, below the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra, 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline.


Functions

Strengthen Yang

Nourish Kidney

Promote Urination

Disperse Damp

Clear Ears and Eyes

Indications

deficient kidneys, blood in urine, edema, emaciation seizures, tidal fevers, low back pain and cold knees, spermatorrhea, impotence, nephritis, nephroptosis, renal colic, bronchial asthma, tinnitus, deafness, alopecia, anemia, sequelae of infantile paralysis.