LI-14 (Bi Nao)

Li11-Li15

Chinese Name:

Binao 臂臑

English translation:

Upper Arm

Location:

On the lateral side of the arm, superior to the insertion of m. deltoideus, on the line connecting LI 11 and LI 15, 7 cun above LI 11.

Classification:

Crossing point of the LI, SI, and UB Meridians with the Yang Wei (Linking) Vessel.

Indications:

Arm Pain • Arm Paralysis • Back Pain • Chills • Chills And Fever • Eye Disorders • Fever • Shoulder Pain • Skin Disorders

Functions:

Activates the meridian, stops pain, benefits the eyes, dissipates phlegm nodules.

Needling:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion upwards .8 - 1.5 cun.