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