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LU 8 Acupuncture Point

LU 8 Acupuncture Point

LU 8 Acupuncture Point is called as Jing Qu. Jing means to pass. Qu means ditch. A ditch where the meridian passes.

LU 8 Acupuncture Point

LU 8 Acupuncture Point Location

1 cun proximal to wrist crease, on line connecting LU-5 and LU-9 (radial side of artery)

On the radial side of the forearm, 1 cun superior to the transverse wrist crease and in the depression between the radial artery and styloid process. Needle perpendicularly 0.1 – 0.3 cun.

LU 8 Acupuncture Point Names

經渠 jīng qú

Lung 8 Channel Ditch.


Jing River Point on the Lung Channel.

Metal Point on Metal Meridian.


  • Descends Lung qi
  • stops cough and wheeze
  • alleviates cough and wheezing


  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Sore Throat
  • Pain in the chest
  • Pain in the wrist
  • cough, wheezing, asthma
  • throat pain, fever without sweating, vomiting
  • chest pain, wrist pain


Asthma, respiratory disorders and wrist pain.


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