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).


Xi-Cleft Point of the Lung channel.


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.


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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