Theory

LV 5 - Acupuncture Point - Li Gou


LV 5 Names

  • English Name: Woodworm Canal
  • Pinyin Name: Li Gou
  • Chinese Character: 蠡溝

Location

  • 5 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the surface of the tibia.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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LV 5 Clinical Uses

  • Genital Issues, especially damp-heat related infections/discharges.


LV 5 Point Associations


LV 5 TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



LV 5 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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