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Liver 11 (LIV 11)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yinlian, Yin Corner

Location
2 cun directly below Qiching (ST 30), on the lateral border of muscle abductor longus.

Indications
Irregular menstruation, leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, pain in the thigh and leg.

Traditional Action
Soothese the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels.

Contraindications


References:

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

O’Connor, 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.