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Feishu

Synonyms:
  1. 肺俞
  2. BL13

Feishu
Feishu #

Feishu(BL13,肺俞) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyang Bladder Meridian of Foot.

Meaning

Fei, lung; shu, point.
This point is where the Qi of Lung is infused into the back.

Location

1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra.

Indication

Main point for respiratory diseases, cough, asthma, etc. Acupuncture responds for the acute; moxibustion or acupuncture with moxibustion responds for the chronic.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly or a bit obliquely in the direction of the midline of the back 0.5-0.8cun.

Remarks

Back-Shu Point of the Lung. Avoid deep insertion.