Point Localization: 3 cun above the wrist crease on the LI5 to LI11 line.

TCM Actions: Promotes Lung Qi descent towards the water. Remove obstruction in the channel.

Indications: Urinary difficulty. Edema. Ascitis. Borborygmos. Toothache. Tinnitus. Deafness. Redness and pain in the eye. Blurred vision. Sneeze. Bleeding, nosebleed. Facial paralysis.

Target area: Mouth. Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Pianli – Slanting Passage

Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine

Categories: Luo (connecting).

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.