Zhou Liao Acupuncture point – Li 12



Zhou Liao (Li 12) or “Elbow Bone Hole” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

Above the lateral epicondyle af the humerus, the beginning of the brachiaradialis muscle, the external border of the triceps brachii muscle.

Diseases:

  • brachial neuralgia
  • rheumatoid arthritis in shoulder and arm
  • paralysis of the upper limbs

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 3 – 8 fens ( 1 cm – 2,66 cm or 0,4 in – 1,05 in)
  • Moxibustion: 5 – 10 minutes; 3 – 7 zhuangs (moxa cones)