Names Of Pian Li

LI 6 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Veering Passageway
  • Pinyin Name: Pian Li
  • Chinese Character: 偏歴
Meridian Information

Where Is LI 6 ?

LI 6 Location

  • 3 cun above the crease of the wrist on the LI 5 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 6 Used For?

LI 6 Clinical Usages

  • Luo Connecting Point, influences the descending and dispersing function of the Lungs - useful for upperbody edema a/or facial puffiness.
  • The Luo channel travels upward to the face effecting the jaw, teeth and ears, tinnitus, deafness, toothache, nosebleeds.  

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How Is LI 6 Categorized?

LI 6 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Conditions May Use LI 6 ?

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 6 ?

TH 6 Branch Ditch

  • Effects the Triple Warmer in the following ways:
  • Lower: Constipation due to stagnation and heat in the body.
  • Middle: Issues with the chest & hypochondrium, often used with GB 34 for chest & rib pain, also "sudden turmoil disorder" (vomiting & diarrhea).
  • Upper: Febrile diseases with no sweating, eye redness & pain, ear pain, inflammation.  

TH 7 Convergence and Gathering

  • Local Point.

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