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Regulates LU qi
Supplements taxation and detriment (exhaustion & fatigue from over use)
Clears vacuity heat
Harmonizes construction and blood

UB 13 - Fei Shu
Indications: cough, asthma, chest pain, spitting of blood, afternoon fever, night sweating


Frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels
Soothes LV and rectifies the qi (helps relax liver so diaphragm can move freely)

UB 14 - Jue Yin Shu
Indications: cardiac pain, palpitation, stuffy chest, cough, vomiting


Nourishes the HT and quiets the spirit (deficiency)
Clears heat and stabilizes the disposition
Loosens the chest and regulates qi

UB 15 - Xin Shu
Indications: cardiac pain, palpitation, loss of memory, mania, panic, epilepsy, nocturnal emission, cough, spitting of blood, night sweating


Supplements construction blood
Disperses stasis and dispels hepatocystic damp heat
Stabilizes the spirit brightens the eyes

UB 18 - Gan Shu
Indications: jaundice, hypochondriac pain, redness of the eye, blurring vision, night blindness, mental disorders, epilepsy, spitting of blood, epistaxis, backache


Clears GB fire, dispels damp heat
Harmonizes the ST
Loosens the diaphragm
Brightens the eyes

UB 19 - Dan Shu
Indications: jaundice, bitter taste, hypochondriac and chest pain, pulmonary tuberculosis


Supports earth to dispel water damp (nourishes a vacuity)
Rectifies the SP to improve movement and transformation

UB 20 - Pi Shu
Indications: epigastric pain, abdominal distention, diarrhea, dysentery, bloody stool, vomiting, anorexia, jaundice, edema, profuse menstruation, backache


Regulates the center and harmonizes the ST
Transforms damp and disperses stagnation
Supports center qi to eliminate vacuity

UB 21 - Wei Shu
Indications: epigastric pain, hypochondriac pain and chest pain, abdominal distention, borborygmus, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, anorexia


Regulates qi and disinhibits water

UB 22 - San Jiao Shu
Indications: pain and stiffness of the lower back, borborygmus, abdominal distention, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, edema


Supplements the KD and strengthens the transformative action of qi (tonifies/strengthens)
Dispels water-damp
Strengthens the lumbus and the spine
Boosts water and invigorates fire
Benefits the ears and the eyes

UB 23 - Shen Shu
Indications: nocturnal emissions, impotence, enuresis, leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, low back pain, weak knees, tinnitus, deafness, dizziness, blurring vision, edema, asthma and diarrhea


Courses and regulates the large and small intestine
Rectifies qi and transforms stagnation

UB 25 - Da Chang Shu
Indications: abdominal distention, borborygmus, diarrhea, constipation, low back pain, muscular atrophy, pain, numbness and motor impairment of the lower extremities, sciatica


Rectifies the small intestine
Transforms stagnation and accumulation
Promotes the separation of the clear and the turbid
Regulates urinary bladder (Tai Yang)

UB 27 - Xiao Chang Shu
Indications: lower back pain, sciatica, lower abdominal pain and distention, dysentery, nocturnal emissions, hematuria, morbid leukorrhea


Regulates the urinary bladder
Perfuses the lower jiao
Disinhibits the lumbus, dispels wind damp (ext. pathogen that has moved lower and in lower back sacral iliac joint/back pain)
Supplements the lower origin

UB 28 - Pang Guang Shu
Indications: retention of urine, enuresis, frequent urination, diarrhea, constipation, stiffness and pain of the lower back