LR 1 Acupuncture Point

Liver 1, Abbreviated as LR 1, LIV 1, or LV 1, Transliterated Dadun in Chinese, Great and Thick in English.

LR 1 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the foot, on the lateral side of the end of the great (big) toe, 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

LR 1 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Hernia
  • Enuresis
  • Metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, prolapse of uterus, amenorrhea
  • Epilepsy

LR 1 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation, resuscitates, resolves Damp-Heat, benefits the genitals.


Jing-Well point of the Liver Meridian


Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.