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Zuwuli LR10 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Zuwuli LR10 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Zuwuli LR10 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
October 23
13:55 2018
Zuwuli-LR10

Zuwuli-LR10

Nomenclature:

Zu: lower limb Wu: five Li: used to mean cun in ancient times.
Zuwuli is on the lower limbs, 5 cun above the Jimen (SP11).

Point: LR-10
Chinese Name: 足五里
Name: Zuwuli
Pinyin: zú wǔ li
English Name/Meaning: Five li foot
Han Geul 한글: [jok] o ri [족] 오리
Romaji: ashi no go ri?
Vietnamese: (Túc) Ngũ lý

Location:

3 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 sinews and invigorated channel.
  • Clears damp heat in lower back.

Indications of Zuwuli:

  • Urinary problems: retention of urine, burning sensation
  • Lethargy, sleepiness, scrofula lower abdominal distension and fullness
  • Local disorder: local thigh pain.

Method:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion 0.5 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Good point for local thigh pain.

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    LR11-Yinlian-阴廉    LR12-Jimai-急脉    LR13-Zhangmen-章门    LR14-Qimen-期门

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