Names Of Shou Wu Li

LI 13 Acupuncture Point

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

Where Is LI 13 ?

LI 13 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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What Is LI 13 Used For?

LI 13 Clinical Usages

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

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What Conditions May Use LI 13 ?

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 13 ?

TH 11 Clear Cold Abyss

  • Local Point.

LU 4 Guarding White


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  • Local Point.
  • May be used for cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, heart pain.
  • Pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

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