LI-19 (Kou He Liao)

li19-li20

Chinese Name:

Kou Heliao 口禾髎

English translation:

Grain Bone Hole

Location:

On the upper lip, right below the lateral margin of the nostril, level with DU 26.

Indications:

Disorders of the mouth, teeth, nose and throat as well as diseases involving the lateral border of the upper limbs, anterior part of the shoulder and neck

Functions:

Dispels Wind, opens nasal passages.

Needling:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion .3 - .5 cun. No moxa.