LU-8 (Jing Qu)


Chinese Name:

Jingqu 经渠

English translation:

Channel Canal


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.


Jing-River point of the Lung Meridian

Locating method

The arm is stretched and the palm is turned over. This acupoint is located 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. Or the point touched by the middle finger of the doctor in feeling pulse is this acupoint.


Asthma • Chest Pain • Cough • Dyspnea • Fever • Respiratory Disorders • Throat Soreness • Wrist Pain


Descends Lung Qi and stops wheezing and cough.


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.


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