Flashcards in Large Intestine Channel Deck (10)
LI - 4 (Location)
Between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, at the midpoint of the 3rd metacarpal bone on the medial side.
For Cats: the alternative location: the midpoint of the 2nd metacarpal bone on the medial side (base of the dew claw.)
Hint: Point is where the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones fuse (parallel to the dew claw.)
LI - 4 (Indications)
Yuan (Source) Point
Master Point for the face and mouth
LI - 10 (Location)
2 cus distal to LI - 11 (1/6 of the distance between the elbow and carpus) between the extension carpi radials and the common digital extensor muscles.
Hint: Back of the extensor carpi radialis.
LI - 10 (Indications)
Thoracic and pelvic limb weakness
LI - 11 (Location)
At the lateral end of the cubital crease, one-half the distance between the biceps tendon and the lateral epicondyle of the humerus when the elbow is flexed.
Hint: Flex the elbow and fall medially.
LI - 11 (Indications)
He-sea point (Earth)
Mother point for deficiency
LI - 15 (Location)
Cranial and distal to the acromion of the scapula on the cranial margin of the acromial head of the deltoids muscle.
Hint: Find the spine of the scapula, trace down to the acromion and it is on the cranial aspect.
LI - 15 (Indications)
LI - 20 (Location)
In the nasal labial groove, on the lateral aspect of the nose, at the level of the widest part of the nostril and approximately 0.1 cun caudal to the haired/non-haired border (on the haired portion (1 mm.))