Lung 08 (LU 8)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Jingqu, Channel Canal (Ditch)
1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist in the depression of the lateral side of the radial artery.
Cough, asthma, fever, pain in the chest, sore throat, pain in the wrist.
Diffuses the Lung and downbears Qi, courses wind and resolves the exterior.
Avoid puncturing the radial artery.
Lung Acupuncture Points:
LU 1, LU 2, LU 3, LU 4, LU 5, LU 6, LU 7, LU 8, LU 9, LU 10, LU 11
Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989
O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981
Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.