Kongzui LU-6

Chinese: 孔最

Pinyin: Kǒng Zuì


On the palmar aspect of the forearm, on the line joining Taiyuan LU-9 and Chize LU-5, 7 cun above Taiyuan LU-9. 

How to locate

Flex the arm to make the biceps tendon more visible. Locate Chize LU-5 on the radial aspect of the cubital crease, locate Taiyuan LU-9 on the radial artery of the wrist joint. Kongzui LU-6 is 1 cun proximal to the midpoint of the two mentioned points above. It is also 7 cun above Tayuan LU-9 and 5 cun below Chize LU-5. 

Main actions

  1. Regulates and descends Lung Qi
  2. Clears Lung Heat and moisten the Lungs
  3. Cools Blood Heat and stop bleeding


Vertically 0.5-1 cun 

Commentary for Kongzui LU-6

As the Accumulation point of the Lung Channel, Kongzui LU-6 is able to stop bleeding due to Heat in the Blood and ease pain of the Channel, especially in the elbow and upper arm. 

It is mostly used for acute Lung Excess/Full patterns such as acute asthma attack.