Large Intestine 11

acupressure for lungsLI 11 acupressure point is the main point for dispersing Heat in the body that is pathogenic in nature; This could be External Wind Heat, Blood Heat, It can be used in a similar way as acupressure Large Intestine 4 including pain along the Lung meridian, or Taiyang channel; however, LI 11 is used in the later stages of External Wind Heat invasion rather than the early stages when LI 4 is most effective.

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General Acupressure Directions-Video

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Other Name(s):

  • Yang Marsh
  • Ghost Minister
  • Ghost Leg
  • Pool at the Crook
  • Swamp of the Curve
  • Crooked Pond

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • He-Sea Point
  • Earth Point
  • Tonification Point
  • Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star point

Location: Bring the hand to the chest with the thumb pointing up. Acupressure point Large Intestine 10 will be in the crease of the elbow on the line with the thumb on the radial surface of the forearm

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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