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Lung Locations

AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
LU 1*** The point is lateral and superior to the sternum at the lateral side of the 1st intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the ren mai channel. mu point; fullness for chest; more dispersive; cough with phlegm
LU 2* In the depression below the acromial extremity of the clavicle, 6 cun lateral to the ren mai channel. local point
LU 3** The point is on the medial aspect of the upper arm, 3 cun below the end of the axillary fold, on the radial side of the muscle biceps brachii. local point
LU 4* The point is on the medial aspect of the upper arm, 1 cun below LU 3, on the radial side of the muscle biceps brachii. local point
LU 5**** On the cubital crease, on the radial side of tendon of m. biceps brachii. This point is located with the elbow slightly flexed. he se point; water point; dispersive for any heat in lungs; fullness in lungs; with ST 40 often
LU 6*** The point is on the palmar aspect of the forearm, on the line joining LU 10 and LU 5, 7 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. xi cleft; dryness in lungs; cough; yin defic lungs; coughing up blood
LU 7**** Superior to the styloid process of the radius, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. Luo point; OPI early stage affecting wei qi; master point of yin qiao; lesser for HA or blood in urine; with LI 4 for OPIs; GV 14 and BL 12 for OPIs; with KD 6 for Ren patterns
LU 8* 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist in the depression on the lateral side of the radial artery. horary point
LU 9**** At the radial end of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the lateral side of the radial artery. source point; influential point for pulse; most useful for deficient lung problems; nourishes all aspects of the lung; for chronic and defic problems; with BL 13, BL 23 and BL 43 for whole body boosting
LU 10** On the radial aspect of the midpoint of the 1st metacarpal bone, on the junction of the red and white skin. severe raw, knifelike sore throat
LU 11** On the radial side of the thumb, .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail. jing well; for very hot conditions; moxa for nosebleeds; main point for tonsillitis

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