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English: Arm Five Miles
Also Known As: Five Measures of the Arm
  • On the lateral side of the upper arm, on the line connecting LI-11 Quchi and LI-15 Jianyu, 3 cun above LI-11 Quchi.
  • On the lateral side of the upper arm, 3 cun proximal to LI-11 Quchi. on the line connecting LI-11 Quchi and LI-15 Jianyu.
    Note: locate approximately one hand breadth superior to LI-11 Quchi in the depression between the lateral border of the biceps brachii and the humerus or locate one third the distance between LI-11 Quchi and the axillary fold.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Caution: avoid hitting the artery.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Straight insertion 1 to 2 cun
  • Activates the channel
  • Alleviates pain
  • Alleviates coughing
  • Regulates Qi
  • Drains Damp
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Contracture and pain of the elbow and arm
  • Scrofula
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hematemesis
  • Desire to sleep
  • Inability to move the four limbs
  • Malaria
  • Blurred vision
  • Fear and fright
  • Pneumonia
  • Pain and numbness of the elbow and upper arm
  • Inability to raise the arm
  • Shoulder pain
  • Wind-taxation with fear and fright
  • Diminished Qi
  • A yellow body with intermittent low-grade fever
  • Fullness and distention below the Heart
  • Hemoptysis
  • Peritonitis




Scrofula (moxa both points thirty times)