Point Localization: 6 cun lateral to the anterior mid line, level with the 1st ICS.

TCM Actions: Stimulates the descending of Lung-Qi. Stops cough. Disperses fullness from the chest.

Indications: Commonly used for late stages of Lung diseases. Pain, numbness and Bi syndrome on the arms and shoulders. Most Lung excess. Chest fullness. Resolves Phlegm and Heat on the Lungs. Chronic cough. Pertussis. Blood (Xue) stasis on the chest.

Target area: Arm. Shoulder. Forearm.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhongfu – Central residence

Acupuncture Meridian: Lungs

Categories: Mu (collecting) point of the Lungs

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.