Lung Meridian (LU) The Hand Greater Yin (Tai Yin) of the Lung has 11 points
The lung channel of the Hand Taiyin originates from the lateral aspect of the chest near the arm pit. It then travels along the anterior-medial aspect of the upper arm, passing the cubital region and arrives at the radial side of the wrist containing the radial artery for pulse palpation. Passing the thenar eminence, it travels along the radial border of the palm ending at the medial side of the tip of the thumb.
LU1 Zhongfu - 6 cun lateral to anterior midline level with the 1st intercostal space, 1 cun below LU2. Caution: needle oblique to avoid lungs.
LU2 Yunmen - 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline below the clavicle in the depression medial to the coracoid process. Caution: needle oblique to avoid lungs.
LU3 Tianfu - 3 cun inferior to the anterior axillary fold on radial side of biceps brachii muscle.
LU4 Xiabai - 4 cun inferior to the anterior axillary fold, 1 cun inferior to LU3 on radial side of biceps brachii muscle.
Acupuncture point locations for the twelve main meridians, the Conception & Governing Vessels. Point numbers, Chinese names and detailed anatomical locations. Meridian images with numbered points. Great for student or doctor to carry in clinic jacket.