Large Intestine 06 (LI 6)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Pianli, Slanting (Veering) Passage
When the elbow is flexed and the radial side of the arm upward, the point is on the line joining Yangxi (LI 5) and Quchi (LI 11), 3 cun above Yangzi (LI 5).
Redness of the eye, tinnitus, deafness, epistaxis, aching of the hand and arm, sore throat, edema.
Opens the Lung water passage.
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.