Point Localization: 2 cun lateral to the midline, in the third intercostal space.
TCM Actions: Harmonizes the flow of Liver Qi. Opens the chest. Promotes the descent of Lung Qi.
Indications: Distension and pain in the hypochondrium. Cough. Difficult or noisy breathing. Shortness of breath. Asthma.
Target area: Lungs.
Point Name and Meaning: Lingxu – Spirit Ruins
Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney
Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.