Ratings by Schools:
8 Principles: 3/5
5 Elements: 4/5
French Energetics: 4/5
In the first intercoastal space below the acromial extremity of the clavicle, 1 cun below LU-2, 6 cuns lateral to the Conception Vessel. Slide down along the bony margin from LU-2 into the next hole about 6 cun from midline above the nipple.
Vasculature: the axillary artery and vein, the thoracoacromonial artery and vein.
Innervation: the intermediate supraclavicular nerve, the branches of the anterior thoracic nerve, the lateral cutaneous branch of the 1st intercostal nerve.
Connects to lung back-shu point BL-13. Connection point from Spleen meridian. Distinct Meridian access: LU-1, LI-15,and LI-18. The energy coming from the liver (LR-14) by a direct branch enters the meridian of the lungs.
Front-Mu point of lung, master point for treatment of the Lung organ, Lung energy can be tapped from the surface. Respiratory disorders: cough, dyspnea, bronchitis, asthma, insomnia, depression, somnolence. Throat problems. Local or shoulder pain. Sensation of energy rising to the top of the body. Distinct meridian triad useful for severe respiratory problems where lung is histologically involved, inflammation and nodules of the vocal cords, post-op healing of any procedure involving intubation. Tender in problems of depression or sadness. Running piglet syndrome + ST-27, and ST-29.
Spirit of Point:
Opens to breath and mind. Makes available energy for use with LU- 2, LU-3 and connection to spirit. Connects breath of Heaven. Improves essence, sense of quality within, renew and reconnect.
Cools Upper Burner; adjusts and circulates the Qi in Upper Burner; disperses fullness and excess.
Respiratory: asthma, emphysema, pulmonary tuberculosis, pulmonary infections, stuttering cough; Eyes: red, painful, eyelids swollen, conjunctivitis; Sleep: wakes arournd 3:00 am; Digestive: vomiting crisis from Gallbladder excess; Other: scalp, back of hands.