Names Of Xia Bai

LU 4 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Guarding White
  • Pinyin Name: Xia Bai
  • Chinese Character: 俠白
Meridian Information

Where Is LU 4 ?

LU 4 Location

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What Is LU 4 Used For?

LU 4 Clinical Usages

  • Local Point.
  • May be used for cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, heart pain.
  • Pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm.

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What Conditions May Use LU 4 ?

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".

What Points Are Near LU 4 ?

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  • Opens the chest and invigorates the blood - cardiac pain / angina, cough, localized pain in the chest / shoulder area.
  • Calms the spirit - palpitations.

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  • Local point - in many classics needling this point is contraindicated.  Moxabustion, however, is applicable.
  • Pain in the shoulder or arm.
  • Pain in the lateral chest and/or hypochondriac regions.

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