BL 23 – SHENSHU Bladder Meridian Acupuncture Point

BL 23 – Chinese name: SHENSHU


1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra (L2).


Low back pain. Chronic diseases with general weakness. Chronic sexual, gynecological and urogenital dysfunctions. Chronic dysfunction of the respiratory system (mainly asthma). Osteoporosis,chronic ear disorders (tinnitus,hearing loss),chronic eye dysfunction,psychosomatic disorders (mainly those affecting the urogenital system).

Adverse Events

kidney injury.

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