Bi nao Acupuncture point – Li 14



Bi Nao (Li 14) or “Upper Arm” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

On the external side of the upper arm, the end of the deltoid muscle, the lateral border of the triceps brachii muscle, 7 cuns (23,3 cm or 9,2 in) above the elbow.

Diseases:

  • brachial neuralgia
  • spasms of the cranial muscles
  • tuberculous lymphadenitis
  • headache
  • aphasia

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 3 – 5 fens ( 1 cm – 1,66 cm or 0,4 in – 0,66 in). Deep insertions are not allowed.
  • Moxibustion: 5 – 20 minutes; 7 zhuangs (moxa cones)