About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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A Very Useful Acupuncture Point

Acupuncture is an art, not a science. As such, all acupuncturists work just a little differently from one another. It’s been said that we acupuncturists have a relationship with certain points, and it’s true that I have certain favorite acupuncture points that I tend to use more than others.

There is one point, however, that almost all acupuncturists use a lot. It’s called Large Intestine 4 (LI 4), because it’s the fourth point on the Large Intestine energetic pathway. It’s also called Hegu in . . . → Read More: A Very Useful Acupuncture Point