Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LU 11" , 少商, is represented by "Shao Shang" in pinyin and "Lesser Shang" in english and may be found:
.1 cun posterior to the thumb nail on the radial side.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
LU 11 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
Lu 11 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. LU11, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver Wind and/or Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat
While not necessarily valid clinically, LI 1 (Jing Well Point, for heat, pain, stagnation, espe…) are nearby.