Point Localization: 4 cun below the armpit, lateral to the biceps.

TCM Actions: Regulates the Lung Qi. Regulates Qi and Xue of the chest.

Indications: Cough. Dyspnea. Bronchitis. Shoulder pain radiating to the arm. Tachycardia. Chest pleurisy. Oppression in the chest. Vomiting without food ingestion. Nausea.

Target area: Chest.

Point Name and Meaning: Xiabai – Guarding White

Acupuncture Meridian: Lungs

Categories: None.

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.