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LI-08 (Xia Lian) Lower Ridge

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Large Intestine Channel of Hand Yang Ming

Actions:

  • Harmonizes the Small Intestine
  • Expels wind and clears heat
  • Clears yangming fire and calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, borborygmus, pain in the elbow and arm, motor impairment of the upper limbs.

Location

CAM:
  • On the line joining Yangxi (LI-5) and Quchi (LI-11), 4 cun below the cubital crease.
AMOA:
  • On the radial side of the forearm, 4 cun distal to Quchi L.I.-11, on the line connecting Quchi L.I.-11 with Yangxi L.I.-5.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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