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LU-11 (Shao Shang) Lesser Shang

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Lung Channel of Hand Tai Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Wood Point
  • Sun Si-miao Ghost Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Tonsilitis, revival, and to clear heat

Actions:

  • Revives consciousness
  • Clears heat and benefits the throat

Indications:

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

Location

CAM:
  • On the radial side of the thumb, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.
AMOA:
  • On the extensor aspect of the thumb, at the junction of lines drawn along the radial border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture 0.1 inch, or prick the point to cause bleeding.

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