Theory

LU 11 - Acupuncture Point - Shao Shang


LU 11 Names

  • English Name: Lesser Shang
  • Pinyin Name: Shao Shang
  • Chinese Character: 少商

Location

  • .1 cun posterior to the thumb nail on the radial side.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

LU 11 Image

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LU 11 Clinical Uses

  • Extreme sore throat (may bleed point to reduce heat).
  • Revival point especially from wind-stroke.


LU 11 Point Associations


LU 11 TCM Patterns

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

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



LU 11 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

LI 1




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