Shaoshang Acupuncture point – L11



Shao Shang (L11) or “Lesser Shang” Acupuncture point – Lung Meridian

Localization of point:

On the radial side of the thumb, approximately 1 fen (0,33 cm or 0,13 in) from the root, of the nail.

Diseases:

  • cerebral congestion (sudden fainting)
  • jaws swollen
  • esophagostenosis
  • jaundice
  • hiccup
  • bleeding of gingivae
  • sublingual ulcus
  • spasms in fingers of hand
  • parotitis
  • tonsillitis
  • insomnia
  • nocturnal pespiration
  • spasms in children
  • dyspepsia in children
  • cheilitis
  • chronic enteritis

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 1 fen (0,33 cm or 0,13 in) (the tip of the needle is inserted in the upward direction)
  • Moxibustion: 3 minutes; according to some chinese doctors is forbidden