LU 5 Acupuncture Point

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.