LU 11 Acupuncture Point(Shaoshang) belongs to the lung meridian of hand-Taiyin,which is commonly used for sore throat, stroke, heatstroke, fainting, fever, madness, hysteria, etc.

Location of LU 11 Acupuncture Point

0.1 cun posterior to the thumb nail on the radial side.

shaoshang acupoint

What is the meaning of Shaoshang

Shaoshang: “Shao”,samll or little,”Shang”,Shang refers to one of the five sounds in ancient China,sound of Lung is Shang.The name of “Shaoshang” means that the flow of Qi in this point is dripping down. The substance of this point is the water-qi from the Yuji acupoint. Because of the split-flow of the upper point, the water-qi in the Shaoshang acupoint is quite little,like water clock dripping.Hence the name.

What is LU 11 Acupuncture Point used for

Sore throat, cough, wheezing, epistaxis; fever, heatstroke, vomiting, heart fullness; stroke, coma, madness, convulsions in children; numbness of fingers.

LU 11 Acupuncture Point therapy

Massage therapy

Pinching and rubbing Shaoshang acupoint with thumb and fingertips,It can treat heatstroke.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion at Shaoshang acupoint once a day,It can relieve wandering and paraphasias.

Gua Sha therapy

Scrape Shaoshang acupoint for 3 to 5 minutes, once every other day, It can treat cough, sore throat, body heat, etc.

Acupoint Compatibility

Coma apoplectic: ShaoShang, ShangYang, ZhongChong, GuanChong, ShaoChong, ShaoZe.

Crazy: ShaoShang, Renzhong, Yinbai, Daling, Shenmai, Fengfu, JiaChe, Chengjiang, Laogong, Shangxing, Huiyin, Quchi.

Stroke: Shaoshang, Hegu, Daling, Guanchong, Chize, Jinjin, Yuye.

Acute infantile convulsion: Shaoshang, Dazhui, Quchi, Zhongchong, Baihui.

whooping cough: Shaoshang, Sifeng, Hegu, Neiguan, Taiyuan .

Throat swelling and pain: ShaoShang, Tiantu, Hegu.

Epistaxis: ShaoShang, HeLiao, Shangxing, Hegu, Yuji.

Vomiting: ShaoShang, LaoGong.