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LI-13 (Shou Wu Li) Arm Five Li

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  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Alleviates coughing
  • Regulates Qi, drains damp and transforms phlegm


  • Contracture and pain of the elbow and arm, scrofula.


  • On the lateral side of the upper arm, on the line connecting Quchi (Ll-11) and Jianyu (LI-15), 3 cun above Quchi (LI-11).
  • On the lateral side of the upper arm, 3 cun proximal to Quchi L.I.-11, on the line connecting Quchi L.I.-11 with Jianyu L.I.-15.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Avoid injuring the artery. Moxibustion is applicable.

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