Application #16: LI-20 Copy

Lesson
Materials

LI-20

Point Name: 迎香 (yíng xiāng [gei gō]) “Welcome Fragrance”

Meridian: Large Intestine

Element: Metal

Polarity: Yang

Peak Time: 5AM to 7AM

Location
In between the nasolabial groove, at the level of the mid point of the lateral border of ala nasi.

Local Anatomy: In the nasolabial groove, at the level of the midpoint of the lateral border of ala nasi.

Vasculature: The facial artery and vein, the branches of the infraorbital artery and vein.

Innervation: The anastomotic branch of the facial and infraorbital nerves.

Martial Arts Usage
  • Knockouts
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
  • Exit Point
  • Forbidden Point
  • Meeting of the Large Intestine with the Spleen Divergent Meridian
  • Meeting of the Large Intestine with the Stomach Divergent Meridian
  • Origin Point
  • Side Effect Point of the LI
  • Special Meeting Point of the Large Intestine & Stomach
Attack Method: Obliquely or Subcutaneously 0.3 – 0.5 inch. Angle is 45°.

Description
This is an Exit and Intersection-Jiaohui Point of the hand Yang Ming Large Intestine and foot Yang Ming Stomach channels.

This point is often used in knock out techniques.