LU 8 - Acupuncture Point - Jing Qu

  • English Name:  Channel Ditch
  • Pinyin Name:  Jing Qu
  • Chinese Character:  經渠
  • Not as broad of an effect as LU 7, still useful for expelling wind, tonifying Qi and Yin.
  • Pain in the area of KD 1 - plantar fascitis.
  • Wrist pain - carpal tunnel syndrome.

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The (LU) Lung Meridian has 11 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions

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PC 7
Great Mound
  • Cooling heat that is effecting the Heart of a deficient or excess nature.
  • Clears Ying and Blood heat, fever deep in the body that is drying up fluids.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, combine with PC 5, PC 6 & SP 9.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Emotional issues, w/HT 7 for sweat issues (too much or too little), hot flashes.
LI 5
Yang Ravine
  • Local point for wrist pain.
  • Classically noted with LI 7 for "seeing ghosts," may be useful in manic conditions.  

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