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Baohuang BL53: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Baohuang BL53: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Baohuang BL53: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
April 26
08:29 2019
Bao refers to the bladder. Baohuang, BL 53  is at the level of Pangguangshu (BL30).

Baohuang-BL53

Nomenclature:

Bao: Bladder Huang: membrane
Bao refers to the bladder. Baohuang, BL 53  is at the level of Pangguangshu (BL30).
Point: BL53
Chinese Name: 胞肓
Name: Baohuang
English Name/Meaning: Bladder’s Vitals
Pinyin: bāo huāng
Han Geul 한글: po hwang 포황
Romaji: hō kō
Vietnamese:Bào hoang

Location:

3 cun lateral to the median sacral crest, at the level of the second sacral posterior foramen.

Functions of Baohunag, BL53:

  • Strengthens lumbar spine.
  • Strengthens the function of the bladder.
  • Opens the waterways to lower burner.

Indications:

  • Borborygmus, abdominal distension, stiffness and fullness in hypogastrium.
  • Urinary retention, burning sensation during urination, edema of the legs.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

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