Lung Channel

Main Lung Channel Location Descriptionlung support herbal remedy

• The Entry Point, Lung 1 emerges laterally and inferior to the clavicle
• The channel descends across the anterior aspect of the arm
• It traverses the palm and the radial side of the thumb ending at the distal aspect of the thumb
Related Pain Syndromes: pain in the supraclavicular fossa, shoulderback and anterior border of medial aspect of the arm, thumb pain

essential oils for acupressureCommonly Used Points of the Lung Channel with Video and Specific Locations

Apply the Metal Element Aroma Acu-Therapy Stick® to activate points along the Lung Channel!

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