LU10 (Lung 10) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Yuji
English Name: Fish Border

Location: On the radial aspect of the midpoint of the first metacarpal bone, on the junction of the red and white skin (ie: the junction of the dorsum and palm of the hand)


Ying-Spring point of the Lung channel.


Cools heat in the Lungs, benefits the throat, eases the throat

Primary Indications:

Cough, haemoptysis.

Secondary Indications:

Sore throat.

Tertiary Indications:

Loss of voice, fever, dyspnoea/asthma, pain in chest & back, abdominal pain, irritability.

Other Indications:

Syncope, infantile malnutrition syndrome, all disorders due to alcoholism, fear of wind, chills, headache, eye-dizziness, yellow tongue, patient cannot eat, vomiting blood, rheumatism of the elbow; cannot extend the arm, swelling of the limbs, swelling of the chin, wandering bi, abcess of the nipple.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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(LU1, LU2, LU3, LU4, LU5, LU6, LU7, LU8, LU9, LU10, LU11)

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