Acupuncture Point: Lung 7 (LU 7) 4.82/5 (104)

Lung 7 is a very powerful point. As the Luo point of the Lung channel, this point is used to treat anything related to the lungs—asthma, wheezing, bronchitis, cough, congestion, allergies, etc. The internal pathway of the lung channel passes through the throat, the lungs, the stomach, and the intestines so it is very good for digestive issues, including constipation.

Sadness and grief are the emotions of the Lung. If you’ve been around people who are grieving, you may have noticed that they have a hard time taking a deep breath. The lack the strength to “breathe life to the fullest.” Thus, Lung 7 is a great point for those who are grieving. Treatment of Lung 7 will help the lungs to receive more air, “breathe easy” and have the strength to move on to new experiences and connections.

The following information is from the Points Acupuncture Reference Software:

Lung 7 Description and Info:


Acupuncture Point: Lung 7 (LU 7, LU7)

Chinese Name: Lie Que

English Name: Broken Sequence


Location: 1.5 cun proximal to the most distal skin crease of the wrist, proximal to the styloid of the radius in a depression between the tendons of brachioradialis and abductor pollicis longus.

Attributes: Luo point, Confluent point of the Conception vessel, Gao Wu Command point, Ma Dan-Yang Heavenly Star point, Five Star point. Command point for head and neck. Exit point. Command point of the Yin Heel vessel. Master point of the Conception vessel.

TCM Actions: Diffuses the lung and dispels cold; courses the channels and frees the connecting vessels.

Indications: Headache and stiffness of the neck; cough and asthma; sore throat; facial paralysis; wryness of the eyes and mouth; clenched jaws; weakness of the wrist.

Secondary Indications: Headache; hemiplegia; enuresis and frequent voidings; pain in the arm and elbow; infantile fright epilepsy; penile pain; bloody urine; seminal loss; restless sleep; generalized wind bi numbness; fever and chills; tension in the chest and back; throat bi; heat in the palms; inversion counterflow in the limbs; toothache; malarial disease; heat and pain in the shoulder and back.

Needle Information: Insert obliquely upwards .3 – .5 cun. Moxibustion is applicable.

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Dr. Adrian Larsen

Adrian P. Larsen, D.C., F.A.S.A., C.Ac. Dr. Larsen is President of Miridia Technology Inc., and one of the developers of the AcuGraph Digital Meridian Imaging system. He currently divides his time between research, product development, and teaching. Dr. Larsen also holds certifications in Applied Kinesiology and CPK, and has specialized training in SOT and craniopathy. He, his wife, and 7 children reside in Meridian, Idaho.

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