Lieque LU7 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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lieque-lu7

Nomenclature:

Lie: arrangement que: depression

The hand-taiyin meridian branches from this point to connect the Hand -Yangming meridian. The point is in the depression superios to the styloid process of the radius.

Location:

On the upper edger of the styloid process of the radius, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the brachioradial muscle and the tendon of the long abductor muscle of the thumb.

Method

Puncture obliquely 0.2-0.3 cun in the direction of elbow.

Indication

Respiratory disorder: This is the main point for respiratory disorders like cough , asthma, shortness of breathe, nasal obstruction.
Other disorder: Headache, neck stiffness, tothache, swollen and painful throat, facial palsy
Local disorder: wrist pain, carpal tunnel syndrome. Important point forthumb disorder.

Remark:

Luo-connecting Point. One of the Eight confluent points associating with the Conception Vessel.

Precaution:

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.