Lung Meridian Acupuncture Points

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Acupuncture Meridian - Lung

Point

Chinese

English

Function

Indications

LU1

zhong fu

Central Treasury

Regulates Lung Qi and stops cough, stimulates the Lung Qi to descend, disperses fullness in the chest and stops pain.

Useful for all Lung issues, especially cough, wheezing, asthma and fullness in the chest as well as local problems such as pain in the chest, shoulder and back.

LU2

yun men

Cloud Gate

Disperses fullness from the chest, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, stops cough.

Cough, asthma, pain in the chest, shoulder and arm, fullness in the chest.

LU3

tian fu

Celestial Storehouse

Clears Lung heat and regulates Lung Qi.

Asthma, epistaxis, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

LU4

xia bai

Guarding White

Regulates Qi and blood, relieves pain.

Cough, fullness in the chest, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

LU5

chi ze

Cubit Marsh

Clears Lung heat, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, expels phlegm from the Lung, benefits the Bladder, relaxes the sinews.

Cough, hemoptysis, evening fever, asthma, sore throat, fullness in the chest, infantile convulsions, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, mastitis.

LU6

kong zui

Collection Hole

Regulates Lung Qi and causes Lung Qi to descend, clears heat, stops bleeding.

Cough, pain in the chest, asthma, hemoptysis, sore throat, spasmodic pain of the elbows and arm.

LU7

lie que

Broken Sequence

Stimulates the descending and dispersing of Lung Qi, circulates Defensive Qi and releases the exterior, expels exterior wind, opens the Conception Vessel, benefits the Bladder and opens water passages, opens the nose, communicates with the Large Intestine.

Persistent cough, sore throat, headaches, migraines, stiff neck, facial paralysis, toothache, and pain and/or weakness of the wrist.

LU8

jing qu

Channel Ditch

Diffuses the Lung and downbears Qi, courses wind and resolves the exterior.

Cough, asthma, fever, pain in the chest, sore throat, pain in the wrist.

LU9

tai yuan

Great Abyss

Resolves phlegm, regulates Lung Qi, stops cough, tonifies Lung Qi, Lung yin and Gathering Qi, promotes circulation of blood, influences pulse, clears Lung and Liver heat.

Cough, asthma, hemoptysis, sore throat, palpitation, pain in chest, wrist and arm.

LU10

yu ji

Fish Border

Clears Lung heat, benefits the throat.

Cough, hemoptysis, sore throat, loss of voice, fever, feverish sensation on the palms.

LU11

shao shang

Lesser Shang

Expels wind (both interior and exterior), stimulates the dispersing and descending of Lung Qi, benefits the throat, opens the orifices and promotes resuscitation.

Sore throat, cough, asthma, epistaxis, fever, loss of consciousness, mania, spasmodic pain of the thumb.

LU 1: zhong fu / Central Treasury
Function: Regulates Lung Qi and stops cough, stimulates the Lung Qi to descend, disperses fullness in the chest and stops pain.
Indications: Useful for all Lung issues, especially cough, wheezing, asthma and fullness in the chest as well as local problems such as pain in the chest, shoulder and back.

LU 2: yun men / Cloud Gate
Function: Disperses fullness from the chest, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, stops cough.
Indications: Cough, asthma, pain in the chest, shoulder and arm, fullness in the chest.

LU 3: tian fu / Celestial Storehouse
Function: Clears Lung heat and regulates Lung Qi.
Indications: Asthma, epistaxis, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

LU 4: xia bai / Guardian White
Function: Regulates Qi and blood, relieves pain.
Indications: Cough, fullness in the chest, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

LU 5: chi ze / Cubit Marsh
Function: Clears Lung Heat, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, expels phlegm from the Lung, benefits the Bladder, relaxes the sinews.
Indications: Cough, hemoptysis, evening fever, asthma, sore throat, fullness in the chest, infantile convulsions, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, mastitis.

LU 6: kong zui / Collection Hole
Function: Regulates Lung Qi and causes Lung Qi to descend, clears heat, stops bleeding.
Indications: Cough, pain in the chest, asthma, hemoptysis, sore throat, spasmodic pain of the elbows and arm.

LU 7: lie que / Broken Sequence
Function: Stimulates the descending and dispersing of Lung Qi, circulates defensive Qi and releases the exterior, expels exterior wind, opens the Conception Vessel, benefits the Bladder and opens water passages, opens the nose, communicates with the Large Intestine.
Indications: Persistent cough, sore throat, headaches, migraines, stiff neck, facial paralysis, toothaches, pain and/or weakness of the wrist.

LU 8: jing qu / Channel Ditch
Function: Diffuses the Lung and downbears Qi, courses wind and resolves the exterior.
Indications: Cough, asthma, fever, pain in the chest, sore throat, pain in the wrist.

LU 9: tai yuan / Great Abyss
Function: Resolves phlegm, regulates Lung Qi, stops cough, tonifies Lung Qi, Lung yin and gathering Qi, promotes circulation of blood, influences pulse, clears Lung and Liver heat.
Indications: Cough, asthma, hemoptysis, sore throat, palpitation, pain in chest, wrist and arm.

LU 10: yu ji / Fish Border
Function: Clears Lung heat, benefits the throat.
Indications: Cough, hemoptysis, sore throat, loss of voice, fever, feverish sensation on the palm.

LU 11: shao shang / Lesser Shang
Function: Expels wind (both interior and exterior), stimulates the dispersing and descending of Lung Qi, benefits the throat, opens the orifices and promotes resuscitation.
Indications: Sore throat, cough, asthma, epistaxis, fever, loss of consciousness, mania, spasmodic pain of the thumb.