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LI6偏歷 [piān lì] veering passageway

•Source [出處 chū chù]:

Spiritual pivot 【靈樞 líng shū】,【經脈篇 jīng mài piān】

•Channel and collateral【經絡 jīng luò】:

Hand yang ming

Classification【類別 lèi bié】:

Collateral point [絡穴 luò xué]

Name【名稱 mīng chéng】:

偏 [piān] : inclined to one side; partial

歷 [lì] : to pass through, order, sequence

This point name is a reference to the collateral channel that exit from the main channel at LI-6 and travels to the lung channel.

Location【部位 bù wèi】:

On the posterolateral aspect of the forearm, on the line connecting LI5 with LI11, 3 cun superior to the dorsal wrist crease.

Needling【針法 zhēn fǎ】:

Oblique needling, 0.5-1 cum depth. 3-5 Moxa cons and 5-10 minutes of moxa stick

Action【功效 gōng xiào】:

Clear lung qi 清肺氣 [qīng fèi qì]

Regulate water passageways [調水道 [tiào shuǐ dào]

Penetrate the collateral channel通脈絡 [tōng mài luò]

•Indication【主治 zhǔ zhì】:

Epistaxis, deafness, tinnitus, throat obstruction, shoulder and elbow pain, difficulty in urination, swelling in the face and chceeks, epilepsy, tonsillitis, facial nerve palsy, forearm neuralgia, tenosynovitis of radial styloid process.