Daju ST-27 Acupuncture Point

Daju ST-27

Chinese: 大巨

Pinyin: Dà jù

Location

2 cun below the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. 

How to locate

There are 5 cun between the umbilicus and the upper border of the pubic symphysis. Daju ST-27 is located 2 cun below the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. 

Main actions

  1. Regulates Qi in the Intestines and Stomach
  2. Resolves Dampness
  3. Firms the Essence

Needling

Vertically 0.5–1 cun.

Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.

Commentary for Daju ST-27

Daju ST-27 is widely used to invigorate Qi in Intestines and the Stomach so as to ease abdominal distension, fullness and pain. It removes Qi Stagnation in the Lower Burner

As a result, a stronger Qi helps to ease urination difficulties and retention. 

Finally, it firms the Essence in men. Typical manifestations are premature ejaculation or seminal emissions.