LU-05 (Chi Ze) Cubit Marsh
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LU-05 (Chi Ze) Cubit Marsh

Acupuncture Points on the Lung Channel of Hand Tai Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  He-Sea & Water Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Excess and heat in the Lungs

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Lung and descends rebellious Qi
  • Regulates the water passages
  • Activates the channel
  • Relaxes the sinews and alleviates pain

Indications:

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

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the cubital crease of the elbow, in the depression at the radial side of the tendon of biceps brachii.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the cubital crease, in the depression of the radial side of the tendon of m. biceps brachii. This point is located with the elbow slightly flexed.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1 inch.