Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LU 8" , 經渠, is represented by "Jing Qu" in pinyin and "Channel Ditch" in english and may be found:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Lu 8 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. LU8, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Kidney Yin Deficiency and/or Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat
While not necessarily valid clinically, HT 5 (Speech a/or vocal disorders - aphasia (post-strok…), LI 5 (Local point for wrist pain. Classically noted wi…) and PC 7 (Cooling heat that is effecting the Heart of a def…) are nearby.