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Lung 2

Chinese Name: Yunmen (English translation: Cloud Door)

Location: On the upper lateral chest, above the acromioscapula, in the depression below the acromial end of the clavicle, 6 cun from the midline of the chest.


  • Cough, asthma
  • Pain in the chest
  • Pain in the shoulder and back

Functions: Regulates and descends Lung Qi, disperses chest fullness, stops cough. 

Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun toward the lateral aspect of the chest or subcutaneous insertion. Do not insert deeply toward the medial aspect to avoid puncturing the lungs.



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