Baihuanshu BL30: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Baihuanshu lies 1.5 cun lateral to the Governor meridia, at the level of the fourth posterior sacral foramen.
Baihuanshu-BL31

Nomenclature:

Bai: white            huan: ring              Shu: point
Baihuanshu is indicated in leukorrhoea.
Point: BL30
Chinese Name: 白環俞
Name: Baihuanshu
English Name/Meaning: White Ring Transporter
Pinyin: bái huán shū
Han Geul 한글: baek hwan yu 백환유
Romaji: hak kan yu?
Vietnamese:Bạch hoàn du

Location:

1.5 cun lateral to the Governor meridian, at the level of the fourth posterior sacral foramen.

Functions of Baihuanshu:

  • Warms yang and regulates menses.
  • Courses channel and regulates lower burner.
  • Benefits anus.
  • Strengthens the lumbar and sacral region.

Indications:

  1. Itching and burning sensation in anus, prolapsed rectum, hemorrhoids.
  2. Pain and stiffness in the lumbar region and sciatica.
  3. Seminal emission, premature ejaculation, leucorrhoea.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.

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