LI-16

LI-16

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Great Bone
Name
巨骨
Transliteration
Jugu
Description
Meeting point with the Yang Qiao Mai
Indications
LI channel pain shoulder joint qi and blood phlegm nodules
Kinesiology
chronic shoulder disorders
Channel Psychology
LI: Letting go. Holding on to things of value. Needing to be valued by others.
Key Spirit Point Themes
Central bone of empire - core reach for what we need
Physical Conditions
Symptoms
Pain of the shoulder and back, blood stasis in the shoulder, difficulty in moving or raising the arm, pain of the upper arm, fright epilepsy, vomiting of copious quantities of blood, blood stasis in the chest scrofula, goitre
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.