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LUNG MERIDIAN POINTS


LU1

Lung Channel LU1 Acupuncture Point (中府 (zhōng fǔ)) / (중부 (jung bu)

Chinese: 中府 (zhōng fǔ)

Korean: 중부 (jung bu

Translation: Central Mansion

CAM Location: laterosuperior to sternum 1 cun below Lu-2 at level of 1st intercostal space 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



LU2

Lung Channel LU2 Acupuncture Point (雲門 (yún mén)) / (운문 (un mun)

Chinese: 雲門 (yún mén)

Korean: 운문 (un mun

Translation: Cloud Gate

CAM Location: in superior lateral part of anterior thoracic wall superior to coracoid process of scapula in depression of infraclavicular fossa 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



LU3

Lung Channel LU3 Acupuncture Point (天府 (tiān fǔ)) / (천부 (cheon bu)

Chinese: 天府 (tiān fǔ)

Korean: 천부 (cheon bu

Translation: Celestial Storehouse

CAM Location: on medial aspect of upper arm 3 cun below end of axillary fold on radial side of biceps brachii.



LU4

Lung Channel LU4 Acupuncture Point (俠白 (xiá bái)) / (협백 (hyeop baek)

Chinese: 俠白 (xiá bái)

Korean: 협백 (hyeop baek

Translation: Guarding White

CAM Location: on medial aspect of upper arm 4 cun below anterior end of axillary fold or 5 cun above cubital crease on radial side of biceps brachii.



LU5

Lung Channel LU5 Acupuncture Point (尺澤 (chǐ zé)) / (척택 (cheok taek)

Chinese: 尺澤 (chǐ zé)

Korean: 척택 (cheok taek

Translation: Cubit Marsh

CAM Location: on cubital crease in depression of radial side of biceps brachii tendon; point is located with elbow slightly flexed.



LU6

Lung Channel LU6 Acupuncture Point (孔最 (kǒng zuì)) / (공최 (gong choe)

Chinese: 孔最 (kǒng zuì)

Korean: 공최 (gong choe

Translation: Collection Hole

CAM Location: on palmar aspect of forearm on line joining Lu-9 and Lu-5 7 cun above transverse crease of wrist.



LU7

Lung Channel LU7 Acupuncture Point (列缺 (liè quē)) / (열결 (yeol gyeol)

Chinese: 列缺 (liè quē)

Korean: 열결 (yeol gyeol

Translation: Interrupted Sequence

CAM Location: superior to styloid process of radius 1.5 cun above transverse crease of wrist between brachioradialis and tendon of abductor policis longus.



LU8

Lung Channel LU8 Acupuncture Point (經渠 (jīng qú)) / (경거 (gyeong geo)

Chinese: 經渠 (jīng qú)

Korean: 경거 (gyeong geo

Translation: Channels Ditch

CAM Location: 1 cun above transverse crease of wrist in depression on lateral side of radial artery.



LU9

Lung Channel LU9 Acupuncture Point (太淵 (tài yuān)) / (태연 (tae yeon)

Chinese: 太淵 (tài yuān)

Korean: 태연 (tae yeon

Translation: Great Source

CAM Location: at radial end of transverse crease of wrist in depression on lateral side of radial artery.



LU10

Lung Channel LU10 Acupuncture Point (魚際 (yú jì)) / (어재 (eo jae)

Chinese: 魚際 (yú jì)

Korean: 어재 (eo jae

Translation: Fish Border

CAM Location: on radial aspect of midpoint of 1st metacarpal bone on junction of red and white skin of hand.



LU11

Lung Channel LU11 Acupuncture Point (少商 (shào shāng)) / (소상 (so sang)

Chinese: 少商 (shào shāng)

Korean: 소상 (so sang

Translation: Lesser Metal

CAM Location: on radial side of thumb about 0.1 cun posterior to corner of nail.