Theory

LI 13 - Acupuncture Point - Shou Wu Li


LI 13 Names

  • English Name: Arm Five Li
  • Pinyin Name: Shou Wu Li
  • Chinese Character: 手五里

Location

  • 3 cun above LI 11 on the LI 15 to LI 11 line.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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LI 13 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for pain in the elbow and upper arm.
  • Difficulty breathing, cough, vomiting of blood.
  • Scrofula  


LI 13 Point Associations

None listed.


LI 13 TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



LI 13 Conditions Treated

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".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

TH 11

  • TH 11  Clear Cold Abyss
    • Local Point.

LU 4




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