Large Intestine LI 15
Jianyu (English translation: Shoulder Bone)
When the arm is abducted 90 degrees laterally
or forward, the point is on m. deltoideus of the shoulder, in the depression of
the anterior superior portion of the shoulder.
Crossing point of the LI Meridian with the Yang Qiao
- Paralysis of the upper extremities, pain and
motor impairment of the shoulder
- Scrofula, rubella
Benefits the shoulder joint, expels Wind-Damp
and Wind, alleviates pain, circulates qi in meridian.
Perpendicular or oblique downward insertion .8 - 1.5 cun.