Large intestine 9, Abbreviated as Li 9, Transliterated Shanglian in Chinese, Upper Point at the Border in English.
Li 9 Acupuncture Point Location:
With the elbow flexed, the point is on the dorsal radial side of the forearm, on the line connecting Li 5 and Li 11, 3 cun below the transverse cubital crease.
Li 9 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Aching of the shoulder and arm, numbness of the hand and arm
- Abdominal pain, borborygmus
Li 9 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Stops pain, regulates the Large Intestine, and activates the meridian.