Point Localization: At the cubital crease on the radial side of the biceps brachi tendon.

TCM Actions: Clears Lung-Heat. Stimulates the descending of Lung-Qi. Expels Phlegm from the Lungs. Solves Damp-Heat. Open the water ways. Benefits the Bladder. Relaxes the sinews.

Indications: Lung-Heat. Fever. Thirst. Bronchitis. Dry mouth and tongue. Agitation. Fullness in the chest. Cough. Difficulty breathing. Profuse expectoration of mucus. Swollen limbs. Enuresis. Frequent urination. Retention of urine. Pertussis. Relaxes the sinews in the channel path.

Target area: Elbow. Knee

Point Name and Meaning: Chize – Foot marsh

Acupuncture Meridian: Lungs

Categories: He (sea). Water. Sedation.

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.