LU 3 Acupuncture Point

Lung 3, Abbreviated as LU 3, Transliterated Tianfu in Chinese, Upper Arm Assembly in English.

LU 3 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the medial aspect of the upper arm, on the radial side of muscle biceps brachii, 3 cun below the front end of the axillary fossa.

LU 3 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Epistaxis (nosebleed)
  • Cough, asthma
  • Pain in the shoulder and medial aspect of the upper arm.
  • Psychological issues such as depression, dizziness, forgetfulness and confusion (Window of the Sky point).

LU 3 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Descends Lu qi, stops bleeding, calms the po.


Window of the Sky point.