LI 14 Acupuncture Point(Binao) belongs to the Large Intestine Meridian of Hand-Yangming,which is commonly used for shoulder and arm pain, stiff neck,thyroid disease, scrofula, periarthritis, acute conjunctivitis, etc.
LI 14 Acupuncture Point Location
On the radial side of the upper arm, 7 cun above LI 11 at the insertion of the deltoid muscle.
What is the meaning of Binao
Binao:Bi,Arm, refers to the location of point. Nao, the forelimb, means dexterity,refers to the qi of acupoint is yang-qi. The name “Binao” means that the qi of this acupoint is the yang-qi of the heaven. This point is located on arm, the qi of point gathers from the upward yang-qi in each point of the large intestine meridian,hence the name.
LI 14 Acupuncture Point Usage
- Shoulder and arm pain, stiff neck, periarthritis, acute conjunctivitis, etc.
- thyroid disease, scrofula.
Clinical Usage:Periarthritis of the shoulder joint, neck lymphatic tuberculosis, etc.
LI 14 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Moxa moxibustion on LI 14 for 3 to 7 unit, or 10 to 20 minutes.
LI 14 Acupoint Compatibility
Combined with Guangming point to treat eye diseases.
Combined with Qiangjian to treat stiff neck .
Combined with ShouSanli and Daying point to treat neck lymphatic tuberculosis.