LU3:天府 [tiān fǔ] Celestial Storehouse

•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】:

天 [tiān] : heaven, sky, celestial

府 [fǔ] : government

Location【部位 bù wèi】:

On the anterolateral aspect of the arm, just lateral to the border of the biceps brachii muscle, 3 cun inferior to the anterior axillary fold.

Note: Longitudinally, LU3 is located at the same level as the junction of the upper one third and lower two thirds of the line connecting the level with the anterior axillary fold to LU5.

•Indication 主治【zhǔ zhì】:

Upper jiao disorders: asthma, cough, wheezing and shortness of breath. swelling of the throat, goitre, pain in the antero lateral aspect of the upper arm.

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