Kongzui (English translation: Maximum Opening)
On the radial palmar aspect of the forearm, on the
line joining LU 5 and LU 9, 7 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
Xi-Cleft point of the Lung Meridian.
- Acute hemoptysis (coughing up blood),
bleeding hemorrhoids, epistaxis (nosebleed), cough and asthma
- Sore throat
- Febrile diseases without sweating
- Pain in the forearm
Descends and regulates Lung Qi, stops bleeding,
point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is
deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If
there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens
have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute,
painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian
and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic
Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.