Large Intestine LI 18
Futu (English translation: Support the Prominence)
On the lateral side of the neck, on the side
of the Adam's apple, between the sternal head and clavicular head of m.
- Paralysis of the upper extremity, pain and
limitation of the shoulder
- Sore throat, scrofula, goiter
Benefits throat and voice, relieves cough.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.
deeper needling may puncture the jugular vein or carotid artery.