Lung 6, Abbreviated as LU 6, Transliterated Kongzui in Chinese, Collection Hole in English.
LU 6 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the radial palmar aspect of the forearm, on the line joining LU 5 and LU 9, 7 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
LU 6 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Acute hemoptysis (coughing up blood), bleeding hemorrhoids, epistaxis (nosebleed), cough and asthma
- Sore throat
- Febrile diseases without sweating
- Pain in the forearm
LU 6 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Descends and regulates Lung Qi, stops bleeding, clears heat.
Xi-Cleft point of the Lung Meridian.
A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.