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What are the actions of LI 11
Clears heat
Cools the blood
eliminates wind
drains damp and alleviates itching
Regulates Qi & blood
Activates the channel and alleviates pain
Li 11 treats disorders of the whole upper limb.

T/F
Yes

Nurishing the upper limb is the only tonifying application of Li 11, all its other actions reduce excess pathogenic factors of various kinds.
T/F

LI 11 is a vital pt for treating hemiplegia following windstroke, & clonic spasm of the upper limb
T
T/F

LI 11 & BL-40 (both he-sea pts) are two of the most important points in the treatment of skin disease
True

LI11 treats variety of skin disorders, erysipelas, urticaria, wid rash, shingles, clove sores & dry, scaly & itchy skin
T/F

In clinical practice, LI 4 & LI11 are used together to control fever of many kinds.
True

LI clears excess yang in the form of heat. USED IN ALL CASES OF FEVER due to excess heat, when chills are no longer present.
T/F

LI 4 (in the combo LI 11 & LI 4) is mainly used when the pathogenic factors are still on the exterior in form of wind-cold or wind-heat, fever is mod, & CHILLS ARE STILL PRESENT
True