The acupuncture point "UB 13" , 肺俞, is represented by "Fei Shu" in pinyin and "Lung Shu" in english and may be found:
1.5 cun lateral to GV 12, level with T3.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ub 13 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. UB13, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Lung Qi Deficiency and/or Lung Yin Deficiency
While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at T3 (T3 innervates the lung and lymph systems and is u…), GV 12 ( Heat in the lungs and chest, cough, asthma, c…), SI 9 (Local point for shoulder and arm pain and/or move…), SI 11 (Breast problems, mastitis, insufficient lactation…) and UB 42 (Reinforce the Lung Shu (UB 13) for Lung related d…) are nearby.