LI-5

LI-5

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Element
English
Yang Stream
Name
陽谿
Transliteration
Yangxi
Special Point
Jing RiverFire Point
Description
Jing-River and Fire point
Indications
heat pain yangming (LI & St channel) fire calms the mind wrist joint
Kinesiology
clears inflammation & swelling of eyes nose ears teeth head & throat; problems with voice wrist fingers
Channel Psychology
Ht: I let go of the past and embrace the present. I act with spontaneity. I value myself. SI: I let go of my conflict with others and feeling misunderstood. I am always misused by others. Pc: I let go of past hurts and forgive myself. I find value within. SJ: I am worthy of connecting with others. I let go of inappropriate relationships.
Point Psychology
Mania depression seeing ghosts fright raving propensity to laughter
Symptoms
Inflammation of nasal passages, nosebleed, tinnitus, deafness, ear pain, redness, swelling and pain of the eyes, superficial visual obstruction, lacrimation, toothache, pain from tooth decay, headache, chronic headache, frontal headache, throat painful obstruction, pain of the root of the tongue, mania-depression, febrile disease with agitation of the heart, manic raving, propensity to laughter, seeing ghosts, fright, cold cough, vomiting of foam, painful urination, malaria, fever with absence of sweating, weakness and pain of the wrist contraction of the five fingers, heat in the palms, difficulty in raising the elbow.
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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.