LU 7 - Acupuncture Point - Lie Que

  • English Name:  Broken Sequence
  • Pinyin Name:  Lie Que
  • Chinese Character:  列缺
  • 1.5 cun above the wrist crease, superior to the styloid process of the radius (not on the LU 5 - LU 9 line in TCM). Japanese LU 7 is found proximal to the styloid process and it is on the LU 5 - LU 9 line.
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  • Exterior Wind - body aches, chills/fever, runny nose, scratchy throat, sneezing.
  • Internal Wind - bell's palsy, twitching, spasms, lockjaw.
  • As Master Point of the CV, paired with KD 6 of the Yin Qiao Mai - treats genitourinary and gynecological issues also Yin deficient sore throat.
  • Command Point of the Head and Posterior Neck - useful for any conditions involving these areas.
  • Pain of the thumb - Luo Connecting Point spreads over the thenar eminence.

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The (LU) Lung Meridian has 11 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

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PC 6
Inner Pass
  • Similar to PC 3 but more for Chronic Heart symptoms from Qi stagnation.
  • Opens and relaxes the chest, chest tightness, asthma, angina, palpitations.
  • Insomnia a/or other spirit disorders of an excess or deficient nature, mania, nervousness, stress, poor memory.
  • Nausea, seasickness, motion sickness, vomiting, epigastric pain.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
LI 6
Veering Passageway
  • Luo Connecting Point, influences the descending and dispersing function of the Lungs - useful for upperbody edema a/or facial puffiness.
  • The Luo channel travels upward to the face effecting the jaw, teeth and ears, tinnitus, deafness, toothache, nosebleeds.  

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