GB 27 Acupuncture Point(Wushu) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for gynecological diseases, hernia, lower abdominal pain, waist and hip pain,puncture 1 to 1.5 cun straight.
GB 27 Acupuncture Point Location
On the lateral side of the abdomen, anterior to the ASIS, 3 cun below the level of the umbilicus (lateral to CV 4).
What is the meaning of Wushu
Wushu:”Wu”,five, refers to the five direction in east, south, west, north and middle.”Shu”, the pivot, the hinge of the portal,refers to get in and out of Qi of this point. The name of “Wushu” means that the Qi comes in and out to GB 26 here. Although the substance of this acupoint is the meridian water from GB 26, but it not always travels to GB 27. The flow of Qi is affected by different position of the body. When the body is upright, the meridian water of this point is transferred to all parts of the body. When the body is lying flat, it travels along GB 26 to the back of the spine. This point is like the door for the Qi of GB 26 getting in and out from five directions,hence the name.
GB 27 Acupuncture Point Usage
- Gynecological syndromes such as vaginal discharge, irregular menstruation, Uterine prolapse, abdominal pain, etc.;
- Waist and hip pain.
Clinical:Annexitis, endometritis, uterine prolapse, etc.
GB 27 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Knead and press GB 27(Wushu) points with the pad of your middle finger for 3 to 5 minutes, which can treat gynecological diseases, relieve lower abdominal pain, and relieve waist and abdomen cold symptoms if long-term massage it;
GB 27 Point Compatibility
Combined with Sanyinjiao and Qihai point to treat irregular menstruation;
Combined with Zhongji and Sanyinjiao point to treat vaginal discharge;
Combined with Tianshu, Zhongji, and Xuehai to treat amenorrhea and abdominal pain;
Combined with Guilai, GuanYuan, Sanyinjiao to uterine prolapse, hernia;
Combined with Tianshu and Zhigou to treat constipation;
Combined with Shenshu to treat waist and hypochondriac pain;
Combined with Taichong and Ququan to treat lower abdominal pain and hernia.