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BL-13 (Fei Shu) Lung Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Back Shu of the Lungs

Actions:

  • Tonifies Lung Qi and nourishes Lung yin
  • Descends and disseminates Lung Qi
  • Clears heat from the Lung
  • Releases the exterior

Indications:

  • Cough, asthma, chest pain, spitting of blood, afternoon fever, night sweating.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Shenzhu (DU-12), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra (T3).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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