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)

Nature:

Ying-Spring point of the Lung channel.

Functions:

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.

References:

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

View other points on the Lung channel:

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

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