LU-1 ZHONGFU

Location
( LU-1 Central Residence Acupressure Points ) 6 cun lateral of the anterior midline and approximately 1 cun below ➞ LU-2 , slightly medial to the lower border of the coracoid process.
How to find
First, locate ➞ LU-2 in the deltopectoral triangle, which is bordered superiorly by the clavicle and laterally by the coracoid process (within the deltoid muscle). From there, palpate along the border of the deltoid for 1 cun and there locate LU-1 slightly medial to the lower border of the deltoid on the thoracic wall, approximately 6 cun lateral to the midline. For orientation: when externally rotating the arm with the elbow flexed at the same time, the coracoid process will remain static, while the minor tuberculum of the humerus will follow the movement. ➞ SP-20 is also located 6 cun lateral to the midline on the level of the 2nd intercostal space. Located approximately on the same level are ➞Ren-20 , ➞KID-26  and ➞ST-14 .

Actions/Indications
● Regulates and descends the Lung Qi
● Clears Heat in the Upper Burner, transforms Phlegm
● Regulates the water passages
● Moves Qi locally and in the sinew cha

Special features
Front-mu point of the Lung, meeting point with the Spleen channel, entry point. Important point for disorders of the Lung.

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