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Meridian: LU

The Lung Channels

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LU-1 On the lateral side of the chest, in the 1st intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, 1 cun inferior to LU-2
LU-2 In the depression below the clavicle, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline
LU-3 On the antero-lateral aspect of the upper arm, 3 cun inferior to the axillary fold, in the depression between the lateral border of biceps brachii m. & the shaft of the humerus
LU-4 On the medial aspect of the upper arm, 1 cun below LU-3, on the radial side of biceps brachii m.
LU-5 On the cubital crease of the elbow, in the depression at the radial side of the tendon of biceps brachii
LU-6 On the palmer aspect of the forearm, 7 cun proximal to the transverse crease of the wrist on the line connecting LU-9 with LU-5
LU-7 On the radial aspect of the forearm, 1.5 cun proximal to the transverse crease of the wrist (LI 5), in the cleft btw the tendons of brachioradialis & abductor pollicis longus
LU-8 1 cun proximal to the transverse crease of the wrist(LU-9), on the line connecting Lu-9 with Lu-6, in the depression on the lateral side of the radial artery.
LU-9 At the radial side of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the lateral side of the radial artery.
LU-10 On the thenar eminence of the hand, in a depression between the midpoint of the shaft of the first metacarpal bone and the thenar muscles
LU-11 On the radial side of the thumb, about 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail
Lung's Element & its pair Metal/ Large intestine
Lung's six stage & its pair Hand Taiyin/ Spleen(Foot Taiyin)
Where does the Lung primary channel originates from? Mid jiao (stomach)
Which Zang fu organs does the Lung primary channel connect with? Stomach, Large Intestine, Lung
What's The lung channels Luo connecting point? LU-7
Where does the lung's luo connecting channel goes to? To the palm and the thenar eminence
Which channel does the lung luo connecting channel connect with? The Large intestine channel
Where does the lung channel diverge at? At the axilla
Which channel does the lung divergent channel connect with? The Large intestine channel
Both the lung primary & divergent channels ascend to _________ The throat
What are lung's functions? 1.Controls Disperse& Descending 2.Governs Qi & respiration 3. regulates water passages 4. controls skin& body hair 5. Opening into the nose
What is the Lung channel's Yuan source point? LU-9
What is the cun measurement used for LU-1 &LU-2? 8 cun between the tip of the acromion process and the anterior midline of the body
What is the cun measurement uesd for LU-3 &LU-4? 9 cun between the anterior axillary and the cubital crease
What is the cun measurement used for LU-6 to LU-8? 12 cun between the cubital crease and the wrist crease
Created by: junskykim