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Chize LU5 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Chize LU5 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Chize LU5 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
July 05
17:39 2018



Chi: ruler or ulner ze: marsh

In term chize, chi refers to the ulner aspect of the arm. As the point is located in the depression of the elbow fossa at the ulner aspect the qi of the meridian is infused here, like water flowing into a marsh.


With the elbow slightly bent, on the transverse crease of the elbow, in the radial depression of the tendon of the biceps muscle.


Indications of chize:

Respiratory disorder: This is the main point for respiratory disorders like cough , asthma, shortness of breathe, often used for Hot or Excess syndrome (acute infection )
Other disorder: Sore throat, tidal fever, acute vomiting and diarrhoea, infantile convulsion.
Local disorder: spasm and pain in the upper arm.


Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 cun or prick to allow bleeding.


He-sea point of lung meridian.


Locate and needle with the elbow slightly flexed to avoid cubital vein.

Read about other points of lung meridian:

LU1 -Zhongfu-中府                    LU2-Yunmen-云门                     LU3 Tianfu-天府

LU4-Xiabai-俠白                       LU6-Kongzui-孔最

LU7- Lieque-列缺                       LU8-Jingqu-经渠                        LU9-Taiyuan-太渊

LU10-Yuji-鱼际                           LU11-Shaoshang-少商


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