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LR 7 Acupuncture Point

LIV 7 Acupuncture Point

LR 7 Acupuncture Point is called as xī guān. Xi means Knee. Guan means joint. This point is in the vicinity of the knee joint.

LR 7 Acupuncture Point
LR 7 Acupuncture Point

LR 7 Acupuncture Point Location

On the medial side of the leg, inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia, in the upper
portion of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle, 1 cun posterior to SP 9. Needle
perpendicularly 0.5 – 1 cun.

1 cun posterior to SP-9

LR 7 Acupuncture Point Names

膝關 xī guān

Liver 7 Knee Joint


  • Knee Gate


  • Dispels wind-dampness
  • Benefits the knee


  • Pain in the medial aspect of the knee
  • swelling and pain of the knee, pain of inner aspect of the knee, bi syndrome in the knee, rigidity of the knee
  • crane’s knee wind: swelling of the knee with emaciation of the lower leg
  • white tiger joint wind pain: redness and swelling of joints (wind-cold-damp transforming into heat)


Medial knee pain, swelling and Inflammation.


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