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Large Intestine Chan

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functions of the Large Intestine *the only channel that crosses the body* governs transformation and conveyance of waste LI channel dominates disorders of body fluids (constipation, dry stool, diarrhea)
Pathological signs associated with the external course of the channel Heat signs and symptoms- Fever, parched, dry mouth, sore throat, nosebleed, toothache, pain and red eyes
Large Intestine paired organ Lung
Pathological sign associated with the internal organ lower abdominal pain, migratory abdominal pain, stomach sounds, thin stool or excretion of thick slimy, yellow matter, constipation
LI 1 - Shang Yang on the dorsal aspect of index finger, at junction of lines drawn along radial border of nail + base of nail, .1 cun from corner of nail Jing Well/ Metal Point
LI 4 - He gu/ Union Valley on dorsum of hand between 1st +2nd metacarpal bones, at midpt of 2nd metacarpal + close to radial border Yuan- Source Point headache, cold flu - moving point
LI 5 - Yang xi/ Yang Ravine on radial side of wrist, in center of hollow formed by tendons of extensor pollicis longus + brevis (anatomical snuffbox) Jing River- fire
LI 6 - Pian li / Veering Passage 3 cun proximal to LI 5 on line connecting LI 5 to LI 11 (1.5 cun prox LU7) Network Point
LI 11- qu chi/ Pool at the bend *Famous for clearing heat* at elbow, midway between LU5 and lateral epicondyle of humerus, at lateral end of transverse cubital crease (elbow flexed) He Sea Point
LI 15 - jian yu / Shoulder Bone in depression anterior + inferior to acromion, at origin of deltoid
LI 20 - ying xiang/ Welcome Fragrance in naso-labial groove at level of midpoint of lateral border of ala nasi -principle point of all nose disorders
Name of Large Intestine Channel Hand Yang Ming Large Intestine Channel
Created by: ashleylayne55