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Lung 10

Chinese Name: Yuji (English translation: Fish Border)

Location: In the depression behind the thenar eminence of the thumb, about the midpoint of the palmar side of the thumb, on the junction of the red and white skin.

Classification: Ying-Spring point of the Lung Meridian


  • Asthma
  • Sore throat, fever, hoarseness
  • Cough, hemoptysis (coughing blood)

Functions: Clears Lung Heat, benefits the throat.

Notes: Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the meridian.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun. Keep clear of the radial artery. 



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