LI-9 (Shang Lian)

li5-li11

Chinese Name:

Shanglian 上廉

English translation:

Upper Ridge

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, 3 cun below the transverse cubital crease.

Indications:

Abdominal Pain • Arm Numbness • Arm Pain • Bone Marrow With Coldness • Borborygmus • Hand Numbness • Hemiplagia • Large Intestine Qi Stagnation • Shoulder Pain

Functions:

Stops pain, regulates the Large Intestine, activates the meridian.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.


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