Lung 10

acupressure for lungsLU 10 acupressure point is a major point on the Hand taiyin, or Lung channel, for lung infections and coughs with yellow or green phlegm as it removes heat from the Lung. It can be used in a variety of conditions including throat infections, lung problems, and pain of the hand-thumb.

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General Acupressure Directions-Video

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Other Name(s):

  • Fish Region
  • Fish Border

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • Ying-Spring Point
  • Point of Yung
  • Fire Element Point of the Taiyin Channel

Location: On the palmer side of the hand in the fleshy part of the palm medial to the palm midway along the ulnar side of the metacarpal bone.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations:


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.