LI 16 Acupuncture Point - Ju Gu - Large Intestine Meridian

  • Chinese Name Ju Gu
  • English Name Great Bone
  • Location: In the upper aspect of the shoulder between the acromial extremity of the clavicle and the spine of the scapula.
  • Point Associations:
  • Intersecting point of the LI & Yang Qiao Meridians
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Adjunctive point with LI 15 for shoulder issues, particularly chronic issues related to blood stasis.
  • Resolve Blood stagnation in the chest & lungs, vomiting a/or coughing of Blood.
  • Large Intestine Meridian Points (20):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

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