Lung 1

acupressure for lungsLU 1 acupressure point can be used in a variety of conditions including emotional blocks, breathing and lung problems, and pain along the Lung channel, or Hand Taiyin meridian.

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How traditional Chinese medicine addresses Lung health

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Othere Name(s):

  • Hand Taiyin
  • Central Treasure
  • Lung Mu
  • Breast Shu
  • Breast Center Shu
  • Middle Palace

 Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • Front Mu of the Lung (where the Qi of the Lungs gathers)
  • Alarm Mu Point of the Lungs
  • Entry point comes directly from Liv-14 to enter Lungs
  • Opening point of the Lung Divergent channel
  • Meeting Point of Lung with Spleen
  • Large Intestine Divergent and Lung Divergent Meeting Point


On the chest, in the first intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the mid-line, level between the first and second ribs

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Combinations:Reducing-Dispersing (Counter-Clockwise motion) of Lung 1 Used for:

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.