Point Localization: 1 cun anterior to the lower end of the deltoids.
TCM Actions: Relaxes the tendons. Benefits the eyes and shoulder. Disperses Wind-Heat. Remove obstruction from channels and collaterals. Removes stagnation of Qi and Blood (Xue). Resolves Phlegm. Disperses lumps. Analgesia. Dissipates the Qi.
Indications: Pain, edema and paralysis in the shoulder, arms, back and neck. Atrophy and inability to raise the arm. Ophthalmic diseases. Decreased vision. Redness, swelling and pain in the eyes. Lymphatic tuberculosis. Goiter.
Target area: Shoulder. Arm. Eyes.
Point Name and Meaning: Biano – Upper Arm
Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.