LI 10
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LI 10 Shou San Li 手三里

“Arm Three Li”

SHOU arm, hand

SAN three

LI unit of measurement

Other Names


Location and Needling:

2 cun below LI-11
0.8-1.2 cun perpendicular

Contraindications and Cautions


Functions

Large Intestine,
Upper He Sea point for ST.

Anatomical and name homologue of ST-36.
Tonifies Qi of whole body, similar to ST 36, can “go 3 more miles”
Clears the channel, dispels wind and frees the connecting vessels, moves blood stagnation,
Harmonizes the ST and disinhibits the intestines, tonifies Yang Ming and ST via internal duct of San Jiao.
Stops spasms, called “awakening point" because massaging point awakens one from a fainting, weakness, indigestion malaise, loss of ability to make sound, loss of awareness and energy in cholera or apoplexy.


Signs and Symptoms


Clinical Research


Sources

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Footnote:


11 Mar 2012 04:36
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