Names Of Shang Yang

LI 1 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Metal Yang
  • Pinyin Name: Shang Yang
  • Chinese Character: 商陽
Meridian Information

Where Is LI 1 ?

LI 1 Location

  • .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the index finger.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is LI 1 Used For?

LI 1 Clinical Usages

  • Jing Well Point, for heat, pain, stagnation, especially at the opposite end of the channel, for eye and ear pain and inflammation, toothache.
  • Bleed for high fever, coma  

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How Is LI 1 Categorized?

LI 1 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use LI 1 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Conditions May Use LI 1 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Points Are Near LI 1 ?

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  • Extreme sore throat (may bleed point to reduce heat).
  • Revival point especially from wind-stroke.

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  • Jing Well Point for clearing heat in the Heart.
  • Stiff tongue, speech disorders, especially those arising after a stroke.
  • Restoring consciousness.

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