Large Intestine LI 5
Yangxi (English translation: Yang Stream)
On the radial side of the dorsal crease of the
wrist, when the thumb is pointed upwards, it is in the depression between the
tendons m. extensor pollicis longus and brevis.
Jing-River point of the Large Intestine Meridian
- Frontal headache, congestion, swelling and
pain of the eye.
- Weakness of the wrist.
Expels Wind, clears Yangming Fire, benefits
Jing-River points are where the qi of the
meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma
due to pathogenic cold or heat.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.