Main point for all Lung related issues from a TCM perspective - tonifies LU Qi and Yin: cough, asthma, bronchitis, sore throat, nasal congestion, shortness of breath, weakness of the voice, consumption, steaming bone disorder, etc.
Useful for skin disorders, itching, acne, hives, etc.
Lung related emotional imbalances such as grief and sadness.
Qi tonification aspects can be increased with the application of moxabustion at this point.
Heat in the lungs and chest, cough, asthma, chest pain, mentioned classically for whooping cough (use cupping).
Supporting point for chronic conditions affecting the lungs, for deficiency asthma, exhaustion from deficient Lung qi.
Used for strengthening deficiencies and promoting strong development in children, epilepsy.
Classically noted for "seeing ghosts" and "rage with desire to kill" (deadman text) - which can indicate a range of stronger modern psychological issues such as schizophrenia, manic depression, bipolar depression. It does this by clearning excess heat from heart and lungs (i.e. chest), which can lead to an unsettled spirit.