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Lung Meridian (Hand Greater Yin) Points

LU-11 (Shao Shang)


Chinese Name:

Shaoshang 少商

English translation:

Lesser Metal


On the radial side of the thumb, .1 cun distance from the corner of the nail bed.

Locating method:

The palms are turned and the hands clench a little. This acuponit is located on the radial side of the thumb, about 0.1 cun lateroposterior to the corner of the nail.


Jing-Well point of the Lung Meridian


Cough • Fever • Finger Pain • Loss Of Consciousness • Mental Disorders • Nosebleed • Parotitis • Throat Infections • Throat Soreness


Expels exterior and interior Wind, benefits the throat and clears Heat, resuscitates.


Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat. Needling: Insert obliquely .1 cun towards upper direction, or prick the point to bleed.



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