Large intestine meridian of hand-yangming starts from radialis of index finger and its running course direction starts at hand and ends at head, upward connects lung meridian of hand-taiyin, downward connects stomach meridian of foot-yanming. Specific running course: it starts from radialis of index finger (Shangyang) and upward passes through the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bone along radialis of index finger, upward accesses dent between two tendons (tendon of extensor pollicis longus, brevis), along forearm radialis upward accesses lateral elbow, then along lateral forearm upward accesses shoulder tip, connects with governor meridian at Dazhui point, then accesses supraclavicular fossa, connects lungs, downward passes through septum transversum and accesses large intestine. Its branch extends to neck from supraclavicular fossa, accesses lower gingival through cheek, twists at upper lip, crosses at philtrum, distributes at two sides of nostril (Yingxiang) then connects with stomach meridian of foot-yangming.
Viscera organs that are connected with large intestine meridian of hand-yangming are large intestine, lung, nose, lower teeth, lips, mainly treat dentalgia, swollen sore throat, epistaxis, facial paralysis, epicophosis and other diseases related with five sense organs and fever, coma, dizziness, demented pyreticosis and mental disease, abdominal distension, borborygmus, diarrhea and other intestinal tract diseases, arm ache, numb, hemiplegia and other diseases related to running course of meridians. The meridian has 20 acupuncture points. Acupuncture points subject to stimulus of Health Qigong are mainly: Shangyang, Hegu, Yangxi, Jianyu, Yingxiang point.
In eighty-eight exercise movements of Health Qigong, the following actions have vital stimulus roles to large intestine meridian of hand-yangming and main acupoint: Posing as an Archer Shooting Both Left- and Right-handed in Ba Duan Jin that thumb and index stretch out in eight-position and drawing a bow; Thrusting the Fists and Making the Eyes Glare to Enhance Strength in Ba Duan Jin that thrust fist forward and rotate wrist; Stretching the Back in Mawangdui Daoyin Shu that idiodynamics passes Shangyang, Quchi, Yingxiang point when stretching arms and arching back; Tapping Teeth and Sounding Drums in Shi Er Duan Jin that slightly tapping teeth and biting lips prevents dental diseases; Beginning of Heaven's Creation in Daoyin Yangshenggong Shi Er Fa that whirling arms and palm dredges meridians of two arms; Lotus Flower Appears Above the Water in Daoyin Yangshenggong Shi Er Fa that dredges three yin meridians of hand and three yang meridians of hand and lubricates the intestines; Golden Rooster Heralds the Dawn in Daoyin Yangshenggong Shi Er Fa that lifting palm and pressing with the other hand dredges source point of large intestine channel; Phoenix Salutes the People in Daoyin Yangshenggong Shi Er Fa that simulates jing point and source point of three yin meridians of hand and three yang meridians of hand by bending wrist and hand; Boat Rows Slowl in Taiji Yangsheng Zhang that rotating wrist and shouldering stimulates three yin meridians of hand and three yang meridians of hand
（By Gong Lihui）