The LV Meridian - Locations Chart

The LV Meridian

Below you will find location information for all points along the (LV) Liver Meridian . You may click on a specific acupuncture point for more detailed information including the location, clinical usages, and related patterns and conditions.

Meridian Graphic

There Are 14 Points Along The (LV) Liver Meridian ...

The LV Meridian Locations Chart

LV 1 Large Pile

On the lateral side of the the big toe, .1 cun from the corner of the nail.

LV 2 Moving Between

On the dorsum of the foot between the 1st and 2nd toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin.

LV 3 Great Surge

On the dorsum of the foot in a depression distal to the junctions of the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones.

LV 4 Mound Center

Anterior to the medial malleolus, midway between SP 5 and ST 41, in a depression on the medial side of the tendon of tibialis anterior.

LV 5 Woodworm Canal

5 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the surface of the tibia.

LV 6 Central Metropolis

7 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the medial surface of the tibia.

LV 7 Knee Joint

1 cun posterior to SP 9, posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia in the upp[er portion of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle.

LV 8 Spring at the Bend

At the medial end of the transverse popliteal crease, posterior to the medial epicondyle of the tibia, in a depression on the anterior border of the insertions of semimembraneous and semitendoneous, with the knee flexed.

LV 9 Yin Bladder

4 cun above the medial epicondyle of the femur, between vastus medialis and sartorius.

LV 10 Foot Five Li

3 cun below ST 30 at the proximal end of the thigh and lateral border of adductor longus (1 cun below LV 11).

LV 11 Yin Corner

2 cun below ST 30 at the proximal end of the thigh and on the lateral border of adductor longus.

LV 12 Urgent Pulse

Lateral to the pubic tubercle, lateral and inferior to ST 30, in the inguinal groove where the femoral artery is palpable, 2.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

LV 13 Camphorwood Gate

On the lateral side of the abdomen below the free end of the 11th rib.

LV 14 Cycle Gate

On the mamillary line, directly below the nipple, 4 cun lateral to the AML in the 6th ICS.

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