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Yinlian LR11 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Yinlian LR11 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Yinlian LR11 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
October 23
14:04 2018
Yinlian-LR11

Yinlian-LR11

Nomenclature:

Yin: yin of Yin-Yang Lian: edge
Yin here means “medial”. Yinlian is on the medial aspect of the thigh, near the genitalia.

Point:LR-11
Chinese Name: 陰廉
Name: Yinlian
Pinyin: yīn lián
English Name/Meaning: Yin corner
Han Geul 한글: eum yeom 음염
Romaji: in ren(?)
Vietnamese: Âm liêm

Location:

2 cun directly below ST30, at the proximal end of thigh, below the pubic tubercle and on the lateral border of m. abductor longus.

Functions:

  • Relax sinew and invigorates channel (opens lower jiao-for circulation of Qi and Blood).
  • Regulates chong and Ren Mai.

Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, pain in the thigh and leg.
  • Local disorder: pain in the thigh.

Method:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion 0.5 to 1.5 cun.

Read about other points of Liver Meridian:

LR1-Dadun-大敦   LR2-Xingjian-行间    LR3-Taichong-太冲    LR4-Zhongfeng-中封    LR5-Ligou-蠡沟    LR6-Zhongdu-中都   LR7-Xiguan-膝关    LR8-Ququan-曲泉    LR9-Yinbao- 阴包   LR10-Zuwuli-足五里    LR12-Jimai-急脉    LR13-Zhangmen-章门    LR14-Qimen-期门

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