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Key PointAlarm Point
Front Mu point (gathering point) – acts on lung zang Meeting point with Sp NB: wheezing and short breath is worse on lying down as this places a strain on the Lung movement of air qi down and also allows phlegm to accumulate
lung cough phlegm
key point for lung functionbreathingkey point for asthma
Lu: Grief. Value. I do not value myself. I am better than others. I am different from others. I am not good enough. Sp: I worry that others may not value what is inside me. I grieve for others.
Key Spirit Point Themes
Central treasury – taking in the majesty of life good for breathing
Coughing and wheezing, asthma, chest pain, fullness of the chest, difficulty breathing, short breath, aversion to cold, chills and fever, sweating, nasal congestion, painful throat, difficult ingestion, vomiting, skin pain, lumber pain, pain in upper back and shoulder, clears heat from chest, swelling of face and abdomen, clears excess of all kinds from the lung whether external (pathogens) or internal (eg phlegm or stagnation), fullness of chest
The point information was compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.