LI-10 (Shou San Li)

li5-li11

Chinese Name:

Shousanli 手三里

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.

Indications:

Abdominal Pain • Arm Pain • Arm Paralysis • Diarrhea • Facial Edema • Gastrointestinal Disorders • Indigestion • Jaw Disorders • Shoulder Pain • Skin Disorders • Toothache • Ulcer Gastric • Vomiting

Functions:

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

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.

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