Lung Meridian Pathway & Point Locations

Lung Meridian Pathway & Point Locations
The Hand Greater Yin (Tai Yin) of the Lung has 11 points

The lung channel of the Hand Taiyin originates from the lateral aspect of the chest near the arm pit. It then travels along the anterior-medial aspect of the upper arm, passing the cubital region and arrives at the radial side of the wrist containing the radial artery for pulse palpation. Passing the thenar eminence, it travels along the radial border of the palm ending at the medial side of the tip of the thumb.

Acupuncture Lung Meridian Points

LU1 Zhongfu
6 cun lateral to anterior midline level with the 1st intercostal space, 1 cun below LU 2. Caution: needle oblique to avoid lungs.

LU2 Yunmen
6 cun lateral to the anterior midline below the clavicle in the depression medial to the coracoid process. needle oblique to avoid lungs.

LU3 Tianfu
3 cun inferior to the anterior axillary fold on radial side of biceps brachii muscle.

LU4 Xiabai
4 cun inferior to the anterior axillary fold, 1 cun inferior to LU3 on radial side of biceps brachii muscle.

LU5 Chize
On the cubital crease, in the depression lateral to biceps brachii tendon.

LU6 Kongzui
7 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

LU7 Lieque
1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, superior to the styloid process of the radius.

LU8 Jingqu
1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist in the hollow on the lateral side of the radial artery.

LU9 Taiyuan
On transverse crease of the wrist on the lateral side of the radial artery.

LU9 is known as the "Influential Point of the Vessels". This point is often used in order to assist the pulse stand out more clearly in those with fine and weak pulses when using pulse diagnosis. It has been used in cardiovascular disease. However, its ancient claim to fame is for conditions affecting the pulse.
Read the full article The Eight (Hui) Influential Points

LU10 Yuji
On the palmer side of the hand, at the midpoint of 1st metacarpal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin.

LU11 Shaoshang
0.1 cun posterior to the nail on the radial side of the nail.

Acupuncture Meridians: | LU | LI | ST | SP | HT | SI | BL | KI | P | TW | GB | LV | CV | GV |

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