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Large Intestine Meridian (Hand Yang Brightness) Points

LI-8 (Xia Lian)


Chinese Name:

Xialian 下廉

English translation:

Lower Ridge


With the elbow flexed, the point is on the dorsal radial side of the forearm, on the line connecting LI 5 and LI 11, 4 cun below the transverse cubital crease.


Abdominal Distention • Abdominal Pain • Arm And Elbow Pain • Diarrhea • Hematuria • Manic Raving


Clears Heat, expels Wind, regulates the Small Intestine.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.

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