Li 6 Acupuncture Point

Large intestine 6, Abbreviated as Li 6, Transliterated Pianli in Chinese, Diverging Passage in English.

Li 6 Acupuncture Point Location:

With the elbow flexed, the point is on the dorsal radial side of the forearm, on the line connecting Li 5 and Li 11, 3 cun above the wrist crease.

Li 6 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Dental cavities
  • Deafness
  • Facial paralysis
  • Edema, aching in the dorsum of the hand

Li 6 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Expels Wind, clears Heat, opens the water passages.


Luo-Connecting point of the Large Intestine Meridian


Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically, Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the treatment of diseases.