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Xiaoluo TE12: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Xiaoluo TE12: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Xiaoluo TE12: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
September 13
10:38 2018
Xiaoluo-TE12

Xiaoluo-TE12

Nomenclature:

Xiao: to eliminate Luo: marsh
Xiaoluo pertains to the triple energizer meridian and functions to regulate water passage (water metabolism).
Point: TE12
Chinese Name: 消泺
Name: Xiaoluo
English Name/Meaning: Dispersing Luo River
Pinyin: xiāo luò
Han Geul 한글: so rak 소락
Romaji: shō reki?
Vietnamese: Tiêu lạc

Location:

On the line joining the olecranon and jianliao (TE14), midway between Qinglengyuan (TE11) and Naohui (TE13).

Functions:

  • Clears channels and invigorates collateral.
  • Clears heat, drains fire.

Indications of Xiaoluo:

  • Problems along Triple energizer channel: Headache, stiff neck, toothache.
  • Local disorders: motor impairment and pain of the shoulder and arm.

Method:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion 1 to 2 cun.

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