Names Of Jing Qu

LU 8 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Channel Ditch
  • Pinyin Name: Jing Qu
  • Chinese Character: 經渠
Meridian Information

Where Is LU 8 ?

LU 8 Location

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What Is LU 8 Used For?

LU 8 Clinical Usages

  • 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.
  • Main treatment point of Kidney Sho pattern (with LU 5 and KD 7) - in Japanese style Five Phase treatment protocol.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use LU 8 ?

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

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What Conditions May Use LU 8 ?

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 8 ?

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.
  • Main treatment point of Spleen Sho pattern (with SP 3) - in Japanese style Five Phase treatment protocol.

LI 5 Yang Ravine


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  • Local point for wrist pain.
  • Classically noted with LI 7 for "seeing ghosts," may be useful in manic conditions.  

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