LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points

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LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -1

LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points ) In the cubital crease, on the radial aspect of the tendon of the biceps.
How to find
By slightly flexing the forearm, the biceps tendon becomes more visible. LU-5 is located on its radial aspect in the cubital crease.
Also located in the area of the cubital crease are ➞ P-3 (ulnar to the tendon), ➞ HE-3 (at the ulnar end of the cubital crease) and ➞ L.I.-11 (between the radial end of the cubital crease and the lateral epicondyle).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Needle with the arm slightly flexed. Use bloodletting for Heat disorders. Caution: Avoid cubital vein.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Heat in the Upper Burner
● Descends the Lung Qi
● Regulates the water passages
● Opens the channel and luo-connecting vessels, alleviates pain

LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -3

LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -3

Special features
He-sea point, Water point, sedation point, distal point for the Lung, local point for the elbow. Use bloodletting for disorders of the skin and Lung due to excess and/or Heat.

LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -2

LU-5 Cubit Marsh CHIZE - Acupuncture Points -2

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