Li 9 Acupuncture Point

Large intestine 9, Abbreviated as Li 9, Transliterated Shanglian in Chinese, Upper Point at the Border in English.

Li 9 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 below the transverse cubital crease.

Li 9 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Hemiplegia
  • Aching of the shoulder and arm, numbness of the hand and arm
  • Abdominal pain, borborygmus

Li 9 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Stops pain, regulates the Large Intestine, and activates the meridian.