Li 7 Acupuncture Point

Large intestine 7, Abbreviated as Li 7, Transliterated Wenliu in Chinese, Warm Flow in English.

Li 7 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, 5 cun above the wrist crease.

Li 7 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Acute abdominal pain, borborygmus
  • Aching shoulders and back
  • Facial paralysis, swelling of face

Li 7 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat and detoxifies, expels Wind, benefits the throat.


Xi-Cleft point of the Large Intestine Meridian


A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.