The acupuncture point "LI 1" , 商陽, is represented by "Shang Yang" in pinyin and "Metal Yang" in english and may be found:
.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the index finger.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Li 1 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. LI1, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Large Intestine Damp Heat