Large Intestine 16 (LI 16)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Jugu, Great Bone
In the upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression between the acromial extremity of the clavicle and the scapular spine.
Pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.
Moves blood locally, removes obstructions from the channel, opens the chest, subdues ascending rebellious Qi stimulates the descending of Lung Qi, benefits the 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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Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.