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Lung 8

Chinese Name: Jingqu (English translation: Channel Canal)

Location: On the radial palmar aspect of the forearm, in the depression between the styloid process of the radius and the radial artery, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Classification: Jing-River point of the Lung Meridian


  • Cough, asthma, chest pain, sore throat
  • Wrist pain

Functions: Descends Lung Qi and stops wheezing and cough.

Notes: Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun. Keep clear of the radial artery. Do not moxa.



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