Lung Acupuncture Points

Lung Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
LU 1zhong fuCentral TreasuryRegulates 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.
LU 2yun menCloud GateDisperses 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.
LU 3tian fuCelestial StorehouseClears Lung heat and regulates Lung Qi.Asthma, epistaxis, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.
LU 4xia baiGuarding WhiteRegulates Qi and blood, relieves pain.Cough, fullness in the chest, pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.
LU 5chi zeCubit MarshClears Lung heat, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, expels phlegm from the Lung, benefits the Bladder, relaxes the sinews.Cough, hemoptysis, PM fever, asthma, sore throat, fullness in the chest, infantile convulsions, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, mastitis.
LU 6kong zuiCollection HoleRegulates 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.
LU 7lie queBroken SequenceStimulates 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.
LU 8jing quChannel DitchDiffuses the Lung and downbears Qi, courses wind and resolves the exterior.Cough, asthma, fever, pain in the chest, sore throat, pain in the wrist.
LU 9tai yuanGreat AbyssResolves 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.
LU 10yu jiFish BorderClears Lung heat, benefits the throat.Cough, hemoptysis, sore throat, loss of voice, fever, feverish sensation on the palms.
LU 11shao shangLesser ShangExpels 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.