Lung 8, Abbreviated as LU 8, Transliterated Jingqu in Chinese, Channel Ditch in English.
LU 8 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the radial palmar aspect of the forearm, in the depression between the styloid process of the radius and the radial artery, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
LU 8 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Cough, asthma, chest pain, sore throat
- Wrist pain
LU 8 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Descends Lung Qi and stops wheezing and cough.
Jing-River point of the Lung Meridian.
Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.