Li 11 Acupuncture Point

Large intestine 11, Abbreviated as Li 11, Transliterated Quchi in Chinese, Pool at the Bend in English.

Li 11 Acupuncture Point Location:

With the elbow flexed, the point is on the lateral end of the transverse cubital crease, at midpoint between LU 5 and the lateral epicondyle of the humerus.

Li 11 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • All febrile diseases, fever, sore throat, malaria
  • Hemiplegia, pain and motor impairment of the shoulder, swelling and pain of the knee
  • Headache, dizziness, redness, swelling and pain of the eye, blurring vision, toothache
  • Irregular menstruation, rubella, eczema, urticaria, erysipelas
  • Abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Depressive psychosis and madness
  • Scrofula

Li 11 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, cools Blood, resolves dampness, expels, exterior Wind, regulates Qi and Blood, activates meridian, relieves itching.


He-Sea Point of the Large Intestine Meridian.


He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.