LU-10 (Yu Ji) Fish Border

LU-10 (Yu Ji) Fish Border

Acupuncture Points on the Lung Channel of Hand Tai Yin

  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Fire Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • To clear heat, acute sore throat


  • Benefits the throat
  • Clears Lung heat
  • Descends rebellious Qi
  • Harmonizes the Stomach and Heart


  • Cough hemoptysis, sore throat, loss of voice, fever, feverish sensation in the palm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the thenar eminence of the hand, in a depression between the midpoint of the shaft of the first metacarpal bone and the thenar muscles.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the radial aspect of the midpoint of the first metacarpal bone, on the junction of the red and white skin (i.e., the junction of the dorsum and palm of the hand).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.