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Large Intestine Meridian (Hand Yang Brightness) Points

LI-3 (San Jian)


Chinese Name:

Sanjian 三间

English translation:

Third Space


When a loose fist is made, this point is on the radial side of the index finger, in the depression proximal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint.


Shu-Stream point of the Large Intestine Meridian


Eye Disorders • Finger Inflammation • Hand Dorsal Inflammation • Malaria • Throat Soreness • Toothache • Trigeminal Neuralgia


Clears Heat and wind, benefits the eyes and throat.


Shu-Stream points are where the qi starts to pour down the meridian. They are known to alleviate heaviness and pain in the joints.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.

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