Names Of Qu Chi
LI 11 Acupuncture Point
- English Name: Pool at the Bend
- Pinyin Name: Qu Chi
- Chinese Character: 曲池
Where Is LI 11 ?
What Is LI 11 Used For?
LI 11 Clinical Usages
- Reduction of high fevers, patients with the 4 bigs, combine with LI 1, LI 2 or LI 4.
- Damp Heat skin diseases, red, itchy, oozing & inflamed (hives, herpes zoster, acne), may be used with UB 40 for any skin disease.
- ST Excess Issues, burning diarrhea.
- Elbow and upper limb disorders, pain and inflammation, atrophy, tremors - expels wind dampness from the channel.
- Hot flashes a/or menstrual issues with heat in the Blood.
- Expels summer heat with UB 40 & SP 10, for heat stroke add SI 3.
- Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Useful for any blood circulation issue (raynaud's, anemia, etc.), skin problems (hives, itchiness), tennis elbow.
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How Is LI 11 Categorized?
What Diagnostic Patterns May Use LI 11 ?
This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:
- Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat
- Large Intestine Damp Heat
- Stomach Fire
- Stomach Rebellious Qi
- Summer Heat
What Conditions May Use LI 11 ?
This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:
- Sweat Problems
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
- Skin Problems (Rash)
- Parkinson's Disease (PD)
- Hot Flashes
- Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)
- Heat Stroke
What Points Are Near LI 11 ?
TH 10 Celestial Well
- Transforms phlegm, reduce lymph swellings, thyroid disorders.
- Elbow pain, tendonitis.
- One-sided headache, migraines.
- Useful for depression a/or anxiety, especially with chest pain or oppression, angina a/or palpitations.
- Epilepsy (phlegm obstruction), possibly mania as well.
- TH 5 is for headache anywhere whereas TH 10 is specifically for one-sided headaches
LU 5 Cubit Marsh
- He Sea Point - useful for counterflow Qi/diarrhea, hot skin conditions, phlegm-heat excess.
- Acute/Chronic or Exterior/Interior Conditions.
- Upper body edema, enuresis.
- Local point for the elbow - tendonitis, tennis elbow.
- Classically noted for the 5 types of Lumbar Pain - possibly the upper body equivalent of UB 40.
- Main treatment point of Kidney Sho pattern (with KD 7 and LU 8) - in Japanese style Five Phase treatment protocol.
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