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Large Intestine Meridian (Hand Yang Brightness) Points

LI-12 (Zhou Liao)


Chinese Name:

Zhouliao 肘髎

English translation:

Elbow Crevice


With the elbow flexed, the point is on the lateral side of the arm, on the border of the humerus, 1 cun above LI 11.


Aching, numbness and spasm of the elbow and arm. *Good point for Tennis Elbow.


Pain of shoulders, arms and elbows, numbness of upper arms, contracture, somnolence.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.

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