LU6:孔最 [kǒng zuì] collection hole

•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

Classification【類別 lèi bié】:

xi-cleft point [郗穴 xī xué]

Name【名稱 mīng chéng】:

孔 [kǒng] hole aperture;

最 [zuì] to collect, to gather; a superlative adverb

Location【部位 bù wèi】:

On the anterolateral aspect of the forearm, on the line connecting LU5 with LU9, 7 cun superior to the palmar wrist crease.

Needling【針法 zhēn fǎ】:

needle 0.5 to 1 cun perpendicular. Moxa 3 to 5 cons, and moxa stick is 10 to 15 minutes.

Action【功效 gōng xiào】:

Clear heat and resolve the exterior [清熱解表 qīng ré jiě biǎo]

Depurative downbearing of lung qi [肅降肺氣 sù jiàng fèi qi] and relieve the throat [利咽 lì yán]

Cool the blood and stop bleeding [涼血止血 liáng xuě zhǐ xuě]

•Indication 主治【zhǔ zhì】:

fever, sweating, hot flashes, cough, asthma, hemoptysis, headache, swollen throat, aphonia, elbow and arm pain, difficulty in flexion and extension, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, tonsillitis, hemorrhoid blood.

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