LU 11 Acupuncture Point

Lung 11, Abbreviated as LU 11, Transliterated Shaoshang in Chinese, Lesser Metal in English.

LU 11 Acupuncture Point Location: 

On the radial side of the thumb, 0.1 cun distance from the corner of the nail bed.

LU 11 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Sore throat, cough, epistaxis (nosebleed)
  • Fever
  • Coma, manic disorders
  • Numbness at fingertips

LU 11 Acupuncture Point Benefits: 

Expels exterior and interior Wind, benefits the throat and clears Heat, resuscitates.


Jing-Well point of the Lung Meridian


Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.