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Acupuncture Point Detail

Lu 7 Lieque

Location :

Located on the lateral aspectof the forearm, 1.5 cun proximal to the wrist crease.

Indications :

Headache, neck stiffness, cervical spondylosis, pain in the muscles of the upper back, bronchial asthma, bronchitis, toothache, facial paralysis, laryngitis, wrist drop, arthritis of the wrist joint, parkinsonism, paralysis of the upper extremity, alcohol and drug addiction. Lung 7 is one of the most powerful points on the lung meridian points. It is a popular acupuncture point to use for stopping a persistent cough and relieving a sore throat. Besides treating those symptoms, LU 7 is often used to treat conditions related to the head and neck, such as headaches, migraines, stiff neck, facial paralysis, toothache, and pain and/or weakness of the wrist. LU 7 is considered to be the “command point” of the head and neck and is also used to improve circulation in the brain and stimulate memory. For cough, stimulate this point on both hands with the tip of your index finger for approximately 30 seconds or until your cough subsides.

Method of puncturing :

It is one of the six important distal points of the body. This point looks after the back of the head, neck, and upper back of the body. According to traditional Chinese medicine, it is the Luo-connecting point of the meridian and hence can be used also for disorders of the large intestine meridian. Stimulates the descending and dispersing of Lung Qi, circulates Defensive Qi and releases the exterior, expels exterior wind, opens the Conception Vessel, benefits the Bladder and opens water passages, opens the nose, communicates with the Large Intestine.



0.5 to 1 cun perpendicularly.