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Acupressure point LU-3

Acupressure point LU-3. It's location, photograph, use for emotional well-being and warnings.


location of LU-3 Name: Heavenly Palace (Lung 3)
Location: On the upper arm, one handwidth under the armpit (axillary fold). The point is located in the depression between the muscles from the shoulder and the biceps (under the shoulder muscle).
Use: Press.
Effects: For grief, feelings of loss and longing, internal emptiness and making contact to one's inner worth. (Also for cough and asthma.)

You might also be interested in these books about acupressure at

Foundations of Chinese Medicine, by Giovanni Maciocia
A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists

Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment, and the most important acupuncture points.

Acupressure for Emotional Healing, by Michael Reed Gach & Beth Ann Henning
A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress, & Common Emotional Imbalances

Acupressure points for emotional ailments, combined with breathing exercises, stretches and movement routines.

The Joy of Feeling, by Iona Marsaa Teeguarden
Bodymind Acupressure

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A Manual of Acupuncture, by Peter Deadman & others

Extensive and authoritative book on the acupuncture points.

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