LU-03 (Tian Fu) Celestial Storehouse

LU-03 (Tian Fu) Celestial Storehouse

Acupuncture Points on the Lung Channel of Hand Tai Yin

  • Point of the Window of Heaven

Actions:

  • Clears Lung heat and descends Lung Qi
  • Cools blood and stops bleeding
  • Calms the corporeal soul (po)

Indications:

  • Asthma, wheezing, and cough
  • Hemoptysis, epistaxis, and thirst
  • Pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the antero-lateral aspect of the upper arm, 3 cun inferior to the axillary fold and 6 cun superior to Chize LU-5, in the depression between the lateral border of the biceps brachii muscle and the shaft of the humerus.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the medial aspect of the upper arm, 3 cun below the end of axillary fold, on the radial side of m. biceps brachii.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1 inch.

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