LU6 (Lung 6) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Kong Zui
English Name: Convergence Hole; Extreme Hole; Opening Maximum;

Location: On the palmar aspect of the forearm, on the line joining Taiyuan (LU9) and Chize (LU5), 7 cun above Taiyuan (LU9).

Nature:

Xi-Cleft Point of the Lung channel.

Functions:

For acute obstruction or pain in the Lung channel or Lung organ, needle in acute crisis (Giov), for problems associated with stoppage of the circulation og Lung Qi (NVN), regulates & suppresses rebellious Lung Qi (Sh), regulates Lung Qi & makes it descend (Giov), cools heat & stops bleeding (Sh), eliminates heat in the Lung & stops bleeding (Giov), stops pain (Giov)

Primary Indications:

Cough, haemoptysis.

Tertiary Indications:

Asthma, sore throat, elbow & arm spasm & pain, haemorrhoids, headache, fever without sweating.

Other Indications:

Pneumonia, belching, vomiting blood.

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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