Theory

LU 2 - Acupuncture Point - Yun Men


LU 2 Names

  • English Name: Cloud Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Yun Men
  • Chinese Character: 雲門

Location

  • 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, below the clavicle in a depression medial to the coracoid process.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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LU 2 Clinical Uses

  • Similar to LU 1 but used more often as a local shoulder point.
  • Cough, asthma, tension in the chest.


LU 2 Point Associations

None listed.


LU 2 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



LU 2 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

ST 13

LI 15




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