CO12 (Colon 12) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhouliao
English Name: Elbow Crevice

Location: When the elbow is flexed, the point is superior to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, on the medial border of the humerus, about 1 cun superior and lateral to Quchi (CO11).

Primary Indications:

Pain/contracture and numbness of elbow and arm.

Tertiary Indications.

Pain in the shoulder.

Other Indications:

Paralysis of upper extremities, lassitude.


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

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

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