Lung 02 (LU 2)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yunmen, Cloud Door
In the depression below the acromial extremity of the clavicle, 6 cun lateral to the Ren Mai Channel.
To find the acupuncture point, Lung 2 (LU 2), extend arm forward and apply resistance. This will emphasize the delto-pectoral triangle. LU 2 is located in the depression below the clavicle.
Cough, asthma, pain in the chest, shoulder and arm, fullness in the chest.
Disperses fullness from the chest, stimulates the descending action of Lung Qi, stops cough.
Never puncture deeply towards the medial aspect of the body.
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.