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Large Intestine LI 13

Chinese Name: Shouwuli (English translation: Arm Five Miles)

Location:  On the lateral side of the arm, on the line connecting LI 11 and LI 15, 3 cun above LI 11.

Indications:

  • Spasm and pain of the elbow and arm
  • Scrofula

Functions: Activates the meridian, stops pain, alleviates cough, resolves dampness and phlegm.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. Avoid injuring the artery.

 


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