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Large Intestine Meridian (Hand Yang Brightness) Points

LI-5 (Yang Xi)


Chinese Name:

Yangxi 阳溪

English translation:

Yang Stream


On the radial side of the dorsal crease of the wrist, when the thumb is pointed upwards, it is in the depression between the tendons m. extensor pollicis longus and brevis.


Jing-River point of the Large Intestine Meridian


Arm Motor Impairment • Deafness • Eye Disorders • Headache • Throat Constriction • Throat Soreness • Tinnitus • Toothache • Urticaria • Wrist Joint Soft Tissue Diseases


Expels Wind, clears Yangming Fire, benefits the throat


Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun

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