LI 6 - Acupuncture Point - Pian Li

  • English Name:  Veering Passageway
  • Pinyin Name:  Pian Li
  • Chinese Character:  偏歴
  • 3 cun above the crease of the wrist on the LI 5 to LI 11 line.
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  • 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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The (LI) Large Intestine Meridian has 20 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

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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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