Feishu BL13:Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Feishu  point is the place where the Qi of the lung is infused into the back, which is mostly used for various respiratory disorders....
Feishu-BL13

Nomenclature:

Fei: Lung       Shu:point
Feishu  point is the place where the Qi of the lung infuses into the back.

Point: BL13
Chinese Name: 肺俞
Name: Feishu
English Name/Meaning: Lung Transporter
Pinyin: fèi shū
Han Geul 한글: pye yu 폐유
Romaji: hai yu
Vietnamese:Phế du

Location:

Feishu is located 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra.

Functions:

  • Regulates lung qi;
  • Reduces fever, clears heat.
  • Supplements the lung (Enhances function of lung).

Indications:

  • Manipulation in  this points
  • Cough with asthma, common cold, nasal congestion; main point for respiratory diseases.
  • High fever, night sweats.
  • Itching of the skin, urticaria.

Method:

Oblique insertion towards the spine, 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

Back-Shu Point of the Lung.

Remarks:

Avoid deep insertion to prevent damage to internal organs.

Deep perpendicular or needling in a wrong direction carries a substantial risk of causing a pneumothorax.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.