L.I.-7 Warm Flow WENLIU - Acupuncture Points

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L.I.-7 Warm Flow WENLIU - Acupuncture Points -1

L.I.-7 Warm Flow WENLIU - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
L.I.-7 Warm Flow WENLIU - Acupuncture Points ) 5 cun proximal to the anatomical snuffbox in the direction of the lateral end of the elbow crease or 1 cun distal to the midpoint of the line connecting ➞ L.I.-5 and ➞ L.I.-11.
How to find
Please note: With the hand supinated, the line connecting ➞ L.I.-5 and ➞ L.I.-11 runs alongside the radial margin of the forearm. However, with the arm pronated, it transverses the forearm.
L.I.-7 lies on the dorso-lateral aspect of the radius and is best located with the forearm in midposition and the elbow flexed. Spreading hands technique: Place the little fingers on ➞ L.I.-5 and ➞ L.I.-11 and span the hands evenly so that the thumbs join at the midpoint of the line. From there, measure 1 cun distally. ➞ T.B.-8 is located 4 cun proximal to the wrist crease between the radius and the ulna in the centre of the dorsal forearm or 1 cun distal to L.I.-7.
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun
Actions/Indications
● Treats acute disorders
● Clears Heat and toxic Heat
● Regulates the Stomach and Large Intestine
Special features
Xi-cleft point

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