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Xialiao BL34: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Xialiao BL34: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Xialiao BL34: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
March 12
09:07 2019
Xialiao BL 34 lies on the sacrum, medial and inferior to Zhongliao (BL33), just at the fourth posterior saral foramen.

Xialiao-BL34

Nomenclature:

Xia: lower Liao: foramen
Xialiao is at the fourth posterior sacral foramen.
Point: BL34
Chinese Name: 下髎
Name: Xialiao
English Name/Meaning: Lower crevice
Pinyin: xià liáo
Han Geul 한글: ha ryo 하료
Romaji: ge ryō?
Vietnamese:Hạ liêu

Location:

On the sacrum, medial and inferior to Zhongliao (BL33), just at the fourth posterior saral foramen.

Functions of Xialiao:

  • Regulates lower burner.
  • Strengthens the lower back and legs.
  • Strengthens kidney and essence.

Indications:

  • Genital problems, regulates hormones,eneuresis, infertility, uterine prolapse, leucorrhoea, orchitis.
  • Low back pain, sacroiliac joint pain, sciatica, numbness in lumbar and sacral region.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

One of the point of baliao.

Precautions:

No needling during pregnancy.

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