Jingqu Acupuncture point – L8



Jing Qu (L8) or “Channel Ditch” Acupuncture point – Lung Meridian

Localization of point:

The inner aspect of the styloid process af the radius, 1 cun (3,33 cm or 1,31 in) above the carpal sulcus.

Diseases:

  • tonsillitis
  • asthma
  • esophagism
  • vomiting
  • hiccup
  • yawning
  • neuralgia and paralysis of the radialis nerve
  • especially effecacious for acute bronchitis in children

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 2 – 3 fens (0,66 cm – 0,99 cm or 0,25 in – 0,39 in)
  • Moxibustion: Forbidden