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Large Intestine LI 3

Chinese Name: Sanjian (English translation: Third Space)

Location:  When a loose fist is made, this point is on the radial side of the index finger, in the depression proximal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint.

Classification: Shu-Stream point of the Large Intestine Meridian

Indications:

  • Ophthalmalgia, toothache, sore throat
  • Fever, redness and swelling of fingers and dorsum of the hand

Functions: Clears Heat and wind, benefits the eyes and throat.

Notes: Shu-Stream points are where the qi starts to pour down the meridian. They are known to alleviate heaviness and pain in the joints.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.

 


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