Tong: Leading to Li: Interior
From this point the collateral of this meridian branches to the small intestine meridian.
On the palmar aspect of the forearm, on the radial border of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
Indications of tongli:
- Heart luo-connecting channel ascends to the root of the tongue so is used in sudden loss of voice, stiffness of the tongue, inability to speak, ulcers of the tongue.
- Psycho-emotional disorders: frequent yawning and groaning with sadness, vexation, and anger, sadness and fright, frequent agitation with burning sensation of the Heart, depressive disorder.
- Regulates heart qi: Palpitations, tightness/fullness in the chest.
- Local disorders: pain in the wrist and arm.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.3～0.5 cun or oblique proximal or distal insertion.
Luo Connecting Point.