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LU2:雲門 [yún mén] Cloud Gate

•Source [出處 chū chù]:

The Systematic Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion【甲乙經 jiǎ yǐ jīng】

•Channel and collateral【經絡 jīng luò】:

Hand tai yin

Name【名稱 mīng chéng】:

雲 [yún] : cloud

門 [mén] : gate

This point is the highest point in the hand tai yin lung channel, therefore its name: cloud gate.

Location【部位 bù wèi】:

On the anterior thoracic region, in the depression of the infraclavicular fossa, medial to the coracoid process of the scapula, 6 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Note 1: After identifying the deltopectoral triangle when the arm is flexed and slightly abducted against resistance, LU2 is in the centre of the deltopectoral triangle.

Note 2: ST13, KI27, CV21 and LU2 are located on the transverse line along the inferior border of the clavicle.

•Indication 主治【zhǔ zhì】:

Upper jiao disorders such as asthma, shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, chest pain