LI-8

LI-8

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Lower Angle
Name
下廉
Transliteration
Xialian
Indications
small intestine wind heat yangming (LI & St channel) fire calms the mind
Kinesiology
small intestine
Channel Psychology
LI: Letting go. Holding on to things of value. Needing to be valued by others.
Point Psychology
Manic raving mad walking
Key Spirit Point Themes
body body image
Symptoms
Abdominal pain, lower abdominal distention, fullness and pain of the abdomen and lateral costal region, periumbilical pain, insufficiency of Small Intestine qi, diarrhoea containing undigested food, blood in the stool, dark urine, headache, dizziness, pain of the eye, dry lips with drooling, breast abscess, short breath, manic raving, mad walking, paralysis of one side of the body, painful obstruction, pain of the elbow and arm.
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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.