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Flashcards in Lung Channel Deck (8)
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1

LU - 1 (Location)

In the space medial to the greater tubercle of the humerus (when standing) in the superficial pectoral muscle at the level of the 1st intercostal space.

Hint: Find the greater tubercle and "fall-in."

2

LU - 1 (Indications)

Front-Mu (Alarm) point for Lung.
Immune Regulation
Lung Heat
Cough
Dyspnea

3

LU - 5 (Location)

On the MEDIAL SIDE of the cubital crease, just lateral to the tendon of the biceps brachii muscle with the elbow flexed.

Hint: Bend the elbow, and use the thumb and forefinger to grab the biceps tendon and the thumb should "disappear" medially.

4

LU - 5 (Indications)

He-sea point (water)
Water Point (sedate) for Lung
Lung Heat
Fever
Cough
Asthma

5

LU - 7 (Location)

Just proximal to the styloid process (inner aspect) of the radius, 1.5 cun above the radiocarpal joint.

6

LU - 7 (Indications)

Luo-connecting point to LI (LI - 6)
Confluent point of CV channel.
Master point for the head and neck.

7

LU - 9 (Location)

On the medial aspect of the radoiocarpal joint, just cranial to the radial artery, at the level of HT - 7. This point is needled from the dorsal aspect of the limb.

Hint: Bend the carpus, and the point is underneath the tendon (radoiocarpal joint.)

8

LU - 9 (Indications)

Shu-Stream (earth) point.
Mother point for deficiency
Yuan (Source) Point
Influential point for blood vessels.
Lung Deficiency
Cough
Asthma
Dyspnea