Large Intestine LI 3
Sanjian (English translation: Third Space)
When a loose fist is made, this point is on
the radial side of the index finger, in the depression proximal to the
Shu-Stream point of the Large Intestine Meridian
- Ophthalmalgia, toothache, sore throat
- Fever, redness and swelling of fingers and
dorsum of the hand
Clears Heat and wind, benefits the eyes and throat.
points are where the qi starts to pour down the meridian. They are known to
alleviate heaviness and pain in the joints.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.