LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points

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LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points -1

LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the thumb, 0.1 cun from the radial corner of the nail.
How to find
The point is located at the junction of two tangents running along the proximal and radial border of the thumb nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the actual border of the nail.
Needling
0.1–0.2 cun vertically or obliquely in a proximal direction or prick to bleed. Avoid needling the perionychium.
Actions/Indications
● Frees the senses
● Regulates the Lung Qi
● Clears Heat (especially from the throat)
● Opens the channel
Special features
Jing-well point, Wood point, Sun Si Miao Ghost point, important distal point for sore throat caused by Wind-Heat.

LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points -2

LU-11 Lesser Shang SHAOSHANG - Acupuncture Points -2

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