LU-08 (Jing Qu) Channel Ditch
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LU-08 (Jing Qu) Channel Ditch

Acupuncture Points on the Lung Channel of Hand Tai Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Metal Point

Actions:

  • Descends Lung Qi and alleviates cough and wheezing

Indications:

  • Cough, asthma, fever, pain in the chest, sore throat, pain in the wrist.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Above the wrist, 1 cun proximal to Taiyuan LU-9, on the line connecting Taiyuan LU-9 with Kongzui LU-6, in the depression at the base of the styloid process of the radius and on the radial side of the radial artery.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist in the depression on the lateral side of the radial artery.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.1-0.3 inch. Avoid puncturing the radial artery.
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