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Yuji

Synonyms:
  1. 鱼际
  2. 魚際
  3. LU10

Yuji
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Yuji location
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Yuji(LU10, 鱼际) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyin Lung Meridian of Hand. Yuji is the Ying-Spring point of the Lungs.

Meaning

Yu, fish; ji, border.
The muscular flexor, pollicis in the palm is prominent as fish, the point is located just at its border Yuji(chenar) is used as an anatomical word at present.

Location

On the midpoint of the 1st metacarpal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin.

Indication

cough, hemoptysis, sore throat, aphonia, fever.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 cun.