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Lung 06 (LU 6)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Kongzui, Biggest Hole (Collection Hole)

Location
The point is on the palm aspect of the forearm, on the line joining taiyuan (Lu 9) and Chize (Lu 5), 7 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Indications
Cough, pain in the chest, asthma, hemoptysis, sore throat, spasmodic pain of the elbows and arm.

Traditional Action
Regulates Lung Qi and causes Lung Qi to descend, clears heat, stops bleeding.

Contraindications

Lung Meridian

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

References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, 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.