Large Intestine 11 (LI 11)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Quchi, Crooked Pond (Pool at the Bend)
When the elbow is flexed, the point is in the depression at the lateral end of the transverse cubital crease, midway between Chize (LU 5) and the lateral epicondyle of the humerus.
Sore throat, toothache, redness and pain of the eye, scrofula, urticaria, motor impairment of the upper extremities, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, febrile diseases.
Expels exterior wind, clears heat, cools blood, resolves dampness, regulates Nutritive Qi and blood, benefits the sinews and joints.
Large Intestine Meridian
Large Intestine Acupuncture Points:
LI 1, LI 2, LI 3, LI 4, LI 5, LI 6, LI 7, LI 8, LI 9, LI 10, LI 11, LI 12, LI 13, LI 14, LI 15, LI 16, LI 17, LI 18, LI 19, LI 20
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