Liver Acupuncture Points

Liver Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
LR 1da dunLarge PileRegulates menses, resolves damp-heat, promotes smooth flow of Liver Qi, restores consciousness.Hernia, enuresis, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, epilepsy.
LR 2xing jianMoving BetweenClears Liver fire, subdues Liver yang, cools blood, subdues interior wind.
LR 3tai chongSupreme SurgeSubdues Liver yang, expels interior wind, promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, calms the mind, calms spasms.Headache, dizziness and vertigo, insomnia, congestion, swelling and pain of the eye, depression, infantile convulsion, deviation of mouth, pain in the hypochondriac region, uterine bleeding, hernia, enuresis, retention of urine, epilepsy, pain in the anterior aspect of the medial malleolus.
LR 4zhong fengMound CenterPromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi in the Lower Energizer.Hernia, pain in the external genitalia, nocturnal emission, retention of urine, distending pain in the hypochondrium.
LR 5li gouWoodworm CanalPromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, resolves damp-heat.Retention of urine, enuresis, hernia, irregular menstruation, leukorrhea, pruritus or itchy vulvae, weakness and atrophy of the leg.
LR 6zhong duCentral MetropolisRemoves obstructions from channels, promotes smooth flow of Liver Qi, stops pain.Abdomen and hypochondriac pain, diarrhea, hernia, uterine bleeding, prolonged lochia.
LR 7xi guanKnee JointFrees channels and connecting vessels, disinhibits joints, dispels wind, relieves pain.Pain of the knee, especially if pain is on the inner knee.
LR 8qu quanSpring at the BendProlapse of uterus, lower abdominal pain, retention of urine, nocturnal emission, pain in external genitalia, pruritus vulvae, pain in medial aspect of the knee and thigh.
LR 9yin baoYin BladderCourses the Liver and rectifies Qi, adjusts the Penetrating and Conception vessels, clears and disinhibits the Lower Energizer.Pain in the lumosacral region, lower abdominal pain, enuresis, retention of urine, irregular menstruation.
LR 10(zu) wu li(Foot) Five LiSoothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels, clears and disinhibits Lower Energizer damp heat.Lower abdominal distension and fullness, retention of urine.
LR 11yin lianYin CornerSoothese the sinews and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels.Irregular menstruation, leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, pain in the thigh and leg.
LR 12ji maiUrgent PulseFrees the channels and dissipates cold.Lower abdominal pain, hernia, pain in the external genitalia.
LR 13zhang menCamphorwood GatePromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, relieves retention of food, benefits the Stomach and Spleen.Abdominal distension, borborygmus, pain in the hypochondriac region, vomitting, diarrhea, indigestion.
LR 14qi menCycle GatePromotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, benefits the Stomach, cools blood.Hypochondriac pain, abdominal distension, hiccups, acid regurgitation, mastitis, depression, febrile diseases.