Lung Meridian

Taiyuan LU9 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication



Tai :Great     Yuan: deep pool

The qi of this meridian in the local part of the point is abundant as water in deep pool.


This point is located  on the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the radial side of the radial artery.


Puncture perpendicularly  0.2-0.3 cun.


Respiratory disorder:  cough , asthma, shortness of breathe, nasal obstruction.
Other disorder: swelling and pain in throat, Takayasu’s disease
Local disorder: wrist pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist stiffness.


Shu-Stream and Yuan-Source point; One of the Eight Inflential Points (Vessel Convergence)


Avoid radial artery.


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.