LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points

| November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments | 3,977 views
LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -1

LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points ) On the line connecting ➞ LU-5 (in the cubital crease) and ➞ LU-9 (on the wrist crease/joint space), 5 cun distal to ➞ LU-5 or 7 cun proximal to ➞ LU-9.
How to find
The biceps tendon becomes more visible with the arm flexed.
First, locate ➞ LU-5 radial to the biceps tendon in the cubital crease and ➞ LU-9 radial to the radial artery on the wrist joint space (➞ 3.3.3) between the proximal row of carpals and the radius/ulna. By moving the hand, the joint space becomes more easily palpable. Next, find the midpoint of the distance between ➞ LU-5 and ➞ LU-9 using the spreading hands technique (➞2.3.3). LU-6 is located 1 cun proximal to the midpoint of this distance.
P-4 is located more medially (between the tendons) and distally (1 cun distal to the midpoint of the distance).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun
Actions/Indications
● Descends the Lung Qi
● Clears Lung Heat
● Cools Blood Heat, stops bleeding
● Expels Exterior pathogenic factors
● Opens the channel

LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -3

LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -3

Special features
Xi-cleft point

LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -2

LU-6 Biggest Hole KONGZUI - Acupuncture Points -2

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