LI-13 (Shou Wu Li)

Li11-Li15

Chinese Name:

Shouwuli 手五里

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:

Contraction of the elbow and arm, brachialgia, scrofula

Functions:

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

Needling:

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