Theory

LU 4 - Acupuncture Point - Xia Bai


LU 4 Names

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

Location


LU 4 Image

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LU 4 Clinical Uses

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


LU 4 Point Associations

None listed.


LU 4 TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



LU 4 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

PC 2

HT 2

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  • HT 2  Cyan Spirit
    • 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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