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Large Intestine 19 (LI 19)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Kou Heliao, Grain Bone-Hole

Location
Just below the lateral margin of the nostril, 0.5 cun lateral to Renzhong.

Indications
Nasal obstruction, epistaxis, deviation of the mouth.

Traditional Action
Diffuses Lung Qi and clears Lung heat, clears the nose and rouses the spirit.

Contraindications

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

References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.