Large Intestine 12 (LI 12)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zhouliao, Elbow Seam (Elbow Bone-Hole)
When the elbows is flexed, the point is superior to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, about 1 cun superolateral to Quchi (LI 11), on the medial border of the humerus.
Pain, numbness and contracture of the elbow and arm.
Courses the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, disinhibits 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.