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Lung 3

Chinese Name: Tianfu (English translation: Heavenly Residence)

Location: On the medial aspect of the upper arm, on the radial side of m. biceps brachii, 3 cun below the front end of the axillary fossa.

Classification: Window of the Sky point


  • Epistaxis (nosebleed)
  • Cough, asthma
  • Pain in the shoulder and medial aspect of the upper arm.
  • Psychological issues such as depression, dizziness, forgetfulness and confusion (Window of the Sky point).

Functions: Descends Lu qi, stops bleeding, calms the po.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. No moxa.



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