Shanglian Acupuncture point – Li 9



Shang Lian (Li 9) or “Upper Ridge” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

On the radial side in the distal part af the first third of the forearm.

Diseases:

  • paralysis af the urinary bladder
  • ganarrhea
  • hemiplegia
  • appoplexy
  • asthma
  • borbarygmus
  • neuralgia of the radialis nerve

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 4 – 8 fens (1,33 cm – 2,67 cm or 0,52 in – 1,05 in)
  • Moxibustion: 5 – 20 minutes; 3 – 7 zhuangs (moxa cones)