Quchi (English translation: Pool at the Crook)
With the elbow flexed, the point is on the
lateral end of the transverse cubital crease, at midpoint between LU 5 and the
lateral epicondyle of the humerus.
He-Sea Point of the Large Intestine Meridian
- All febrile diseases, fever, sore throat,
- Hemiplegia, pain and motor impairment of the
shoulder, swelling and pain of the knee
- Headache, dizziness, redness, swelling and
pain of the eye, blurring vision, toothache
- Irregular menstruation, rubella, eczema,
- Abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea
- Depressive psychosis and madness
Clears Heat, cools Blood, resolves dampness,
expels, exterior Wind, regulates Qi and Blood, activates meridian, relieves
He-Sea points are where the qi of the
meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to
indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun. * When treating for scrofula, insert
the needle tip subcutaneously up to LI 14.