LU 1 Acupuncture Point(Zhongfu) belongs to the lung meridian of hand-Taiyin.It can relieve chest fullness, asthma, tonsillitis, cough, bronchitis etc.
Location of LU 1 Acupuncture Point
6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, level with the 1st ICS.
What is the meaning of Zhongfu
Zhongfu: Zhong,Middle-jiao,Fu,gather. The lung meridian of hand-Taiyin originates from Middle-jiao, and the acupoint is where the Qi gathers; this acupoint is also the front-Mu of lungs where the Qi of visceral gathers. The spleen, stomach, and lungs are combined in this point, hence the name.
What is LU 1 Acupuncture Point used for
Lung diseases: cough, wheezing,fullness of the lungs, chest pain,coughing and vomiting, typhoid fever, throat numbness; bronchitis, bronchial asthma, lung abscess, tuberculosis;
Diseases in the parts of the meridians: shoulder and back pain, abdominal distension, etc.
LU 1 Acupuncture Point therapy
Combine index finger and middle finger, rub the Zhongfu acupoint with two fingers for 100 times, It can prevent asthma, pneumonia etc if long-term massage.
Mild moxibustion on the Zhongfu point with moxa sticks for 5-20 minutes, It can relieve physical weakness and deficiency of qi in middle-jiao.
Use gas tank to cup the Zhongfu point, leaving the tank for 5-10 minutes, once every other day, to relieve rhinitis caused by lung heat.
Scrape the Zhongfu point from top to bottom for 3 to 5 minutes, once every other day, to relieve physical fitness caused by over heat.
Lung pain: Zhongfu, Shenshu, Hegu.
Full Chest: Zhongfu, Yishe.
Two breasts with swelling and pain: Danzhong, Zhongfu, Shaoze, Dadun.
Throat numbness, chest congestion, cold and heat: Zhongfu, Yangjiao.
Cough: Zhongfu, Feishu, Kongzui.
Asthma: Danzhong, Zhongfu, Dingchuan, Neiguan.
Pneumonia: Zhongfu, Dazhui.
Tuberculosis: Zhongfu, Feishu.