Large Intestine LI 1
Shangyang (English translation: Metal Yang)
On the radial end of the distal phalanx of the index
finger, .1cun (finger cun) distance from the corner of the nail.
Jing-Well point of the Large Intestine Meridian
- Sore throat, toothache
- Coma caused by febrile disease
- Numbness at tip of index finger
Clears Heat, revives consciousness, benefits the
points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive
consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and
Shallow insertion .1 cun, or prick the point to bleed.