Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LU 3" , 天府, is represented by "Tian Fu" in pinyin and "Celestial Storehouse" in english and may be found:
3 cun below the axillary fold on the radial side of the biceps brachii tendon.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
LU 3 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
Lu 3 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore lu 3 functional grouping theory - Sky Window.
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. LU3, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Lung Dryness and/or Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat