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Acupressure point LU-9

Acupressure point LU-9. It's location, photograph, use for emotional well-being and warnings.


location of LU-9 Name: Very Great Abyss (Lung 9)
Location: On the palm-side of the wrist, in the depression beneath the thumb, between the point where you can feel your pulse and the tendon that goes to your thumb.
Use: Press. To increase the effectiveness of this point, combine it with SP-6 or ST-36.
Effects: For grief, feelings of loss and longing, spiritual emptiness, many regrets. (Also moistens skin, and 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

Jin Shin Do acupressure helps unblock emotions, making it safe to feel.

A Manual of Acupuncture, by Peter Deadman & others

Extensive and authoritative book on the acupuncture points.

See book descriptions