Vertically or obliquely 1–1.5 cun.
The actions of Baohuang BL-53 are quite similar to Huangmen BL-51, which is at the same level as Sanjiaoshu BL-22. The latter is the Back-Transporting-Shu point of the Triple Burner. Therefore, they share similar attributions.
One of the most important one is to regulate the Triple Burner and spread the Original Qi to the body. While BL-51 is more focus on the Upper Burner while BL-53 is more on the Lower Burner.
Furthermore, BL-53 promotes the transformation and excretion of the dirty Body Fluids in the Lower Burner. Thus it treats urinary issues such as retention of urine, difficult or burning urination.