Li 15 Acupuncture Point

Large intestine 15, Abbreviated as Li 15, Transliterated Jianyu in Chinese, Shoulder and Clavicle in English.

Li 15 Acupuncture Point Location:

When the arm is abducted 90 degrees laterally or forward, the point is on the muscle deltoideus of the shoulder, in the depression of the anterior superior portion of the shoulder.

Li 15 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Paralysis of the upper extremities, pain and motor impairment of the shoulder
  • Scrofula, rubella

Li 15 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Benefits the shoulder joint, expels Wind-Damp and Wind, alleviates pain, and circulates qi in meridian.


Crossing point of the LI Meridian with the Yang Qiao Vessel.