CO10 (Colon 10) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Shousanli
English Name: Hand Three Li

Location: On the forearm, 2 cun distal to Quchi (CO11).


Lowers nervous excitement and stimulates blood flow to the seat of illness, enhancing action of the leucocytes.

Primary Indications:

Swelling of submandibular region and cheek, upper limb paralysis.

Secondary Indications:

Spitting blood.

Tertiary Indications:

Abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, toothache, shoulder and arm pain, scrofula, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, loss of voice.

Other Indications:

Indigestion, ulcer, mastitis, neuraesthenia, ding boil, head wind, elbow cannot be extended, pain radiating from shoulder to navel, pain control.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Colon channel:

(CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO9, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16, CO17, CO18, CO19, CO20)

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