Lung Meridian Points: Lung Channel points

Lung Meridian (Lung Channel) points lie on the lung acupuncture channel. For Energy and Spirit, Respiratory complaints and the Bigger Picture in Life.
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Lung meridian points lie along the Lung acupuncture meridian or ‘Lung channel’.

There are eleven (11) such acupuncture points on this channel and they include at least three very important ones which treat issues to do with yin and yang, and Qi.

Click on each point for a page about it.


Lung-1ZhongfuMiddle Mansion
Lung-2YunmenCloud Gate
Lung-3TianfuHeavenly Palace
Lung-4XiabaiProtecting White
Lung-5ChizeFoot Marsh
Lung-6KongxuiGreat Opening
Lung-7LiqueBroken Sequence
Lung-8JingquChannel Gutter
Lung-9TaiyuanGreat Abyss
Lung-10YujoFish Region
Lung-11ShaoshangLesser Shang


Being the ‘Governor’ of Qi in the body, the Lungs are responsible for ensuring you have both enough Spirit and Bounce to live healthily. 

Some of the points are used to clear or strengthen the lungs, others are more for helping you with your outlook on life.

At least one point is really good for sore throats and others are good for coughs!

The Lungs work very closely with both the Large Intestine and the Liver to maintain smooth running of your life and immune system. For example, if there is stress and Qi Stagnation, Lung points can help balance interfering or ‘over-acting’ Liver energy.

Lung Meridian points shown are only those which are treated directly on the Lung meridian.

The Lung Meridian actually goes much deeper. For instance, it starts near or within the stomach, goes downward from there to enter the large intestine organ, then ascends through the diaphragm and lungs to the throat. (So Ren 12, on the Conception channel, is often treated as an important Lung point.)

Only then does it appear on the surface at Lung point 1 – Zhongfu – from where it goes down the arm, ending beside the thumbnail.

Control points on the Lung Meridian (Lung Channel)

Some acupuncture points on meridians between elbow and fingertips are particularly important. Since antiquity, acupuncturists have respected them for the special actions they perform. These actions are not just local to the points themselves but affect the metabolism of the body.

These special points are the Five Shu, or Five Element points.

In addition, on the Lung channel, its Luo-Connecting point, Lieque, (Lung Point 7) has influence in many areas far beyond most of the other meridians’ Luo-Connecting points.

Other pages you may like:

Lung Meridian Points: Lung Channel points Video
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