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Pianli

Synonyms:
  1. 偏历
  2. 偏歷
  3. LI6

Pianli
Pianli #

Pianli(LI6, 偏历) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Large Intestine Meridian of Hand. Pianli is the Luo-Connecting point of the Large Intestine.

Meaning

Pian, divergence; li, passway.
The large Intestine Meridian separates a collateral from here and diverges to the lung.

Location

3 cun above Yangxi, on the line joining Yangxi and Quchi.

Indication

Epistaxis, toothache, sore throat, pain in the arm.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.5-0.8cun.