Large Intestine 03 (LI 3)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Sanjian, Third Interval
When a loose fist is made, the point is on the radial side of the index finger, in the depression proximal to the head of the second metacarpal bone.
Toothache, opthalmalgia, sore throat, redness and swelling of fingers and the dorsum of the hand.
Dispels exterior wind, clears heat, brightens the eyes, benefits the throat.
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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