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Large Intestine LI 10

Chinese Name: Shousanli (English translation: Arm Three Miles)

Location:  With the elbow flexed, the point is on the dorsal radial side of the forearm, on the line connecting LI 5 and LI 11, 2 cun below the transverse cubital crease.


  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea
  • Paralysis of the upper extremities
  • Pain - * Tapping the needle on this point can stop aching and distention sensation caused by incorrect needling technique.

Functions: Regulates Qi and Blood, tonifies Qi, activates the meridian, stops pain.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun. 


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