Urinary Bladder 13 (UB 13)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Feishu, Lung's Hollow
1.5 cun lateral to Shenzhu (Du 12), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra.
Cough, asthma, chest pain, spitting of blood, afternoon fever, night sweating.
Stimulates the Lung dispersing and descending function, regulates Lung Qi, regulates Nutritive and Defensive Qi, tonifies Lung Qi, stops cough, clears heat.
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