L.I.-3 Third Space SANJIAN - Acupuncture Points

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L.I.-3 Third Space SANJIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

L.I.-3 Third Space SANJIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
( L.I.-3 Third Space SANJIAN - Acupuncture Points ) On the radial aspect of the index finger, proximal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint, at the junction of the shaft and the head of the 2nd metacarpal bone.
How to find
With the hand relaxed, palpate along the radial aspect of the 2nd metacarpal bone in a distal direction until the angle formed between the head and the shaft can be clearly felt. L.I-3 is located at the junction of the shaft and the head and slightly below (palmar to) its most external curvature. ➞S.I.-3 is located in a comparable position on the ulnar aspect of the 5th metacarpal bone (on the ulnar border of the hand). Located in a comparable location on the feet are ➞ SP-3 and ➞ BL-65.
Needling
With the hand relaxed, 0.3–1 cun vertically directly below the lower border of the metacarpal bone towards ➞ S.I.-3.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Heat and expels Wind
● Benefits the throat and teeth
● Alleviates pain
Special features
Shu-stream point, Wood point. Important point for pain in the fingers and the metacarpus.

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L.I.-3 Third Space SANJIAN - Acupuncture Points -2

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