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Taiyin Lung Meridian of Hand

General

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Taiyin Lung Meridian of Hand is one of the Twelve Standard Meridians. It is correspond with Yangming Large Intestine Meridian of Hand. The Flow Hours of this meridians is 3:00AM - 5:00AM.

Acupoints

Taiyin Lung Meridian of Hand contents 11 acupoints in one side, that is 22 acupoints in total.

Flowing Route

Taiyin lung meridian of hand originates from the middle energizer, running downwards to link with the large intestine. Winding back, it goes along the upper orifice of the stomach and passes through the diaphragm, entering the lung, its pertaining organ. Then it reaches the throat, runs transversely along the superolateral aspect of the chest (Zhongfu, LU1) and finally emerges from the axilla. Descending along the anterior border of the medial aspect of the upper limb, it passes through the cubital fossa and enters Cunkou. Passing the thenar eminence and going along its redial border, it ends at the medial side of the radial tip of the thumb.

Its branch separating from Lieque (the posterior portion of the wrist, LU7) runs along the back of the hand reaching the radial end of the index finger (Shangyang, LI1), where it links with the yangming large intestine median of hand.

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