Point Localization: 1 cun above the LI11 (elbow crease).

TCM Actions: Remove obstruction at the elbow (Bi Syndrome).

Indications: Pain, weakness, numbness, swelling, tingling, and motor imbalance in the arm. Tendonitis in the elbow (tennis player elbow). Cough. Malaria. Epicondylitis.

Target area: Arm.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhouliao – Elbow Bone Hole

Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.