Pinyin: Dà jù
2 cun below the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
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.
Vertically 0.5–1 cun.
Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
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.