Lung 7

lung support acupressureLU 7 acupressure point is one of the most frequently used points on the Hand taiyin, or Lung channel. It can be used in a variety of conditions including emotional blocksbreathing and lung problems, and pain along the Lung meridian.

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Other Name(s):

  • Broken Sequence
  • Child Mystery
  • Narrow Defile
  • Wrist Taxation
  • Lightening Flash

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • Luo-Connecting point to Large Intestine Channel
  • Extraordinary point of the Ren channel, coupled with Kid-6
  • Gao Wu command point for the nape, neck and head
  • Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star point
  • Exit point to Hegu Large Intestine-4


On the anterior, or radial aspect of the forearm, approximately 1.5-2 cun proximal to the wrist crease (palpate for tender indentation)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

  • Promotes the descending function of the lung
  • Releases the exterior and expels wind and is a main point used with cold or flu, especially Wind-Cold pathogens
  • Pacifies cough
  • Benefits the head and neck
  • Opens and regulates the Conception Vessel, or Ren Mai Acupuncture Channel
  • Regulates the water passages
  • Activates the Lung channel and alleviates pain of the arm and shoulder

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations: