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云门

Synonyms:
  1. 雲門
  2. Yunmen
  3. LU2

Yunmen
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Yunmen location
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Yunmen (LU2, 云门) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyin Lung Meridian of Hand.

Location

On the latero-superior aspect of the chest, superior to the coracoid process of scapula, in the depression of the infraclavicular fossa, 6 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Vasculature

The cephalic vein, the thoracoacromial artery and vein; inferiorly, the axillary artery.

Innervation

The intermediate and lateral supraclavicular nerve, the branches of the anterior thoracic nerve, and the lateral cord of the brachial plexus.

Indication

  • ①Bronchitis, asthma, chest pain, and other lung diseases;
  • ②shoulder pain.

Method

Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.8 inch towards the lateral aspect of the chest. To avoid injuring the lung, never puncture deeply towards the medial aspect. Moxibustion is applicable.