Liver 5, Abbreviated as LR 5, LIV 5, or LV 5, Transliterated Ligou in Chinese, Gnawed Channel in English.
LR 5 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the middle of the medial aspect of the tibia.
LR 5 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Pruritus vulva, persistent erection
- Irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea
- Dysuria, hernia, swelling and pain of the foot
LR 5 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates Liver Qi, resolves Damp-Heat in Lower Jiao, benefits the genitals.
Luo-Connecting point of the Liver Meridian
Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically, Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the treatment of diseases.