Lung 5, Abbreviated as LU 5, Transliterated Chize in Chinese, Cubit Marsh in English.
LU 5 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the cubital crease, on the radial side of the tendon muscle biceps brachii.
LU 5 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Cough, asthma, hemoptysis (cough up blood), afternoon fever, chest congestion
- Sore throat
- Acute abdominal pain with vomiting and diarrhea
- Infantile convulsions
- Spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm
- Urine retention
LU 5 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Clears Lung Heat and descends Lung Qi, expels Lung phlegm, relaxes the sinews, frees the water passages.
He-Sea point of the Lung Meridian.
He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.