LI 5 – YANGXI Large Intestine Meridian Acupuncture Point

LI 5 – Chinese name: YANGXI

Location

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.

Indications

Painful disturbances of the hand and wrist(radial side). Acute inflammatory diseases of the nose and throat.

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