LI 15 Acupuncture Point(Jianyu) belongs to the Large Intestine Meridian of hand-yangming, which is commonly used to treat shoulder and arm contracture, upper limbs disorder,urticaria and other diseases.

LI 15 Acupuncture Point Location

Anterior and inferior to the acromion in a depression found with the arm abducted.

Jianyu acupoint

What is the meaning of Jianyu

Jianyu,Yu,means depression between bones. Because this point is located in the depression of the inter-end joint,Hence the name.

LI 15 Acupuncture Point Usage

Urticaria,Frozen shoulder, stroke, hemiplegia, high blood pressure, hyperhidrosis, arm weakness, shoulder and arm pain, arm contracture, shoulder pain, upper limb discomfort.

LI 15 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage Therapy

Use your thumb to press Jianyu acupoint for 100 to 200 times, It can prevent and treat shoulder and arm pain if long-term massage it.

Moxibustion therapy

Mild moxibustion on Jianyu acupoint with moxa sticks for 5 to 20 minutes, once a day,It can improve shoulder and arm pain and upper limb incompetence.

Cupping therapy

Use a gas tank to stay Jianyu acupoint for 5 to 10 minutes, once every other day, It can relieve shoulder and arm soreness,urticaria etc.

Gua Sha therapy

Scrape Jianyu point from top to bottom for 3 to 5 minutes, once every other day, it can relieve urticaria.

LI 15 Point Compatibility

Back and shoulder and arm swelling and pain:Jianyu, Fengmen, Zhongzhu, Dazhu.

Arm weakness:Jianyu,Binuo.

Hemiplegia: Jianyu, Quchi, Lique, Hegu, Shousanli, Huantiao, Fengshi, Weizhong, Juegu, Qiuxu, Yanglingquan, Kunlun, KI 6(Zhaohai).

urticaria: Jianyu, Quchi, Hegu, Quze, LI 10(Shousanli), Huantiao.

Scrofula: Jianyu, Zhigou, Zusanli, Shousanli.