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1

another name for Lung channel

Hand Tai Yin

2

general location of Lung channel

anterior medial aspect of arm, from chest to fingers

3

does Lung channel begin at LU 1?

no, it begins in the middle jiao

4

where does the Lung channel run?

1. originates in middle jiao (doesn't originate at LU 1)
2. runs down to connect with the large intestine
3. winds back up + passes through the diaphragm
4. enters the lung (diamond shaped pathway into both left + right lung)
5. passes through throat
6. descends from throat across clavicle to LU 1
7. travels down anterior medial aspect of arm
8. ends at radial side of thumb

5

# of points on Lung channel

11 points

6

exit point on Lung channel

LU 7

7

what is an exit point?

- where the channel breaks off and goes to first point on the following channel
- at LU 7, channel goes to radial side of index finger, where LI 1 is located

8

where do Lung Divergent channel and Large Intestine Divergent channel join?

LI 18

9

where does the Lung Tendinomuscular channel begin?
where does it run?

- begins at Jing Well (LU 11)
- runs up medial aspect of arm to just below clavicle

10

what internal organs does the Lung channel connect with?

Lung + Large Intestine

11

LU 1 location

at level of 1st intercostal space: 6 cun lateral to sternal notch

12

LU 1 category

Front Mu of Lung

13

LU 2 location

in depression of the infraclavicular fossa: 6 cun lateral to sternal notch

14

LU 3 location

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

15

LU 4 location

on medial aspect of upper arm: 4 cun below end of axillary fold, on radial side of biceps brachii

16

LU 5 location

on transverse cubital crease, on radial side of tendon of biceps brachii (locate with elbow slightly bent)

17

LU 5 category

He Sea point

18

LU 6 location

on palmar aspect of forearm, on the line joining LU 9 and LU 5: 7 cun above wrist crease

19

LU 6 category

Xi Cleft point

20

LU 7 location

superior to styloid process of the radius: 1.5 cun above transverse wrist crease

21

LU 7 categories

- Luo Connecting point
- Command of Head + Neck
- Confluent of Ren

(LU is also the exit point, though this is not a category)

22

LU 8 location

1 cun above transverse wrist crease, in depression on the lateral side of radial artery

23

LU 8 category

- Jing River
- Horary Point (though this is not a category)

24

LU 9 location

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

25

LU 9 point categories

- Shu Stream
- Yuan Source
- Influential of Vessels

26

LU 10 location

on radial aspect of the midpoint of the 1st metacarpal bone, on the junction of the red + white skin

27

LU 10 category

Ying Spring

28

LU 11 location

on radial side of thumb, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the thumbnail

29

LU 11 category

Jing Well

30

which 2 points are on upper arm?
how many cun down from axillary fold?

LU 3 -- 3 cun down
LU 4 -- 4 cun down

31

which point is at the cubital crease?

LU 5 (He Sea)

(all He Seas are at the elbow)

32

which point is at the transverse wrist crease?

LU 9
(Shu Stream, Yuan Source, Influential of Vessels)

33

which 3 points are on the forearm/wrist?
how many cun up from transverse wrist crease?

LU 6 -- 7 cun up
LU 7 -- 1.5 cun up and over, above styloid process of radius
LU 8 -- 1 cun up

34

which points are needled obliquely?

- LU 1 and LU 2 (bc close to Lungs)
- LU 7 (bc close to radial artery)
- all other points can be needled perpendicularly

35

which point is pricked?

LU 11

36

which points may bleed upon needling?

LU 11 and LU 10