LU 10 - Acupuncture Point - Yu Ji

  • English Name:  Fish Border
  • Pinyin Name:  Yu Ji
  • Chinese Character:  魚際
  • On the radial aspect of the 1st metacarpal at the midpoint of the bone at the junction of the red and white skin.
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  • Clear Excess or Deficiency Heat from the LU Channel and Organ.
  • Sore throat w/excess heat.
  • Reckless bleeding from heat.

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The (LU) Lung Meridian has 11 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions
LI 5
Yang Ravine
  • Local point for wrist pain.
  • Classically noted with LI 7 for "seeing ghosts," may be useful in manic conditions.  
LI 4
Union Valley
  • Releases the exterior for wind-cold or wind-heat syndromes
  • Strengthens the wei qi, improves immunity
  • Regulates the sweat glands, for excessive sweating tonify LI 4 then disperse KD 7 and vice versa.
  • Any problem on the face - sense organs, mouth, teeth, jaw, toothache, allergies, rhinitis, hay fever, acne, eye problems, etc.
  • Toothache use both LI 4 & ST 44 - LI for the lower jaw & ST for the upper jaw.
  • Headache, especially frontal a/or sinus (yangming area).
  • Chronic Pain
  • Influence the circulation of Qi and Blood - Use the four gates, LI 4 & LV 3 to strongly move the Qi and Blood in the body clearing stagnation and alleviating pain.
  • Promote labor or for retained placenta  

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