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The LI Front-Mu point is ST 25
True

It is highly effecting in treating disorders of the intestines, Bladder & Stomach.
T/F

Lu 1 is the meeting point of the Lung & Spleen channels
True
T/F

Lu 1 is Front Mu Point of the Lung.
If true, what does that mean?
True
Mu points gather, front mu points are where the QI of zangfu gathers and concentrates on the anterior surface of the body.
T/F
The mu points are situated in the yin region, they may be used to treat yang diseases.
True
T/F

The forte of Lu1 is to clear excess of all kinds from the Lung.
True

Whether due to exterior pathogenic factors (wind-cold or wid-heat) which penetrate the Lung Zang or Internally generated disharmony (turbid phlegm or phlegm-heat, qi stagnation)
T/F

In addition to treating Lung zang, LU1 can treat Lung chnl disorders like nasal obstruction & throat painful obstruction
True
The Lung is the upper source of water.

Explain
Commpare lung to a lid of teapot, if lid is too tight, tea cannot pour. So, when Lung is in excess, fluids remain above and are not excreted below.
T/F

The Lung and Stomach both dominate descending, and disharmony of one may affect the other. If true, how is this so?
True

If lu Qi accumulates above it may adversely influence descend function of Stomach, giving rise to difficult ingestion, vomiting, retching, and abdominal distention.
T/F

Obstruction in the stomach may impair the Lung descending function leading to cough, dyspnoea & wheezing. In fact, cough may originate in any of the zangfu.
True

When cold food/drink enters stomach , it may rise upwards by way of the Lung channel to the lung, leading to cold in the lung
T/F

Lu 1 is one of the few acupuncture points indicated for painful skin which can commonly accompany exterior diseases.
True
T/F

Lu 1 is among the 8 points to clear heat from the chest.
True

And bilateral ST-12, BL-11, BL-12
Lu 1 is indicated for acute swelling of face occurring when exterior pathogenic wind obstructs Lung's function of regulating the water passages and des. body fluids. Why?
Because the Lu is the upper source of water.
T/F

Lung dominates the skin of the entire body.
True

When there is pathogen in the lung there will be painful skin, chills, fever, rebellious QI, dyspnoea and sweating
T/F

The front-mu points generally treat disorders of the respective zangfu, but not their respective channel.
True

Lu 1 primarily treats Lung zang rather than the Lung channel, But does treat lung chnl disorders such as nasal obstruction & throat.
T/F
Why is the lung said to dominate respiration and to both descend and dissem Qi?
True

The lung descends Qi to the Kidneys, and through exhalation, the Lung disseminates Qi to the surface of the body and expels waste Qi
The name "Middle Palace" of Lu1 refers to the origin of the Lung chnl which arises in the middle jiao and descends to the Lr Intestine before ascending to emerge at Lu1. T/F
True
Lu1 is especially indicated in dual disharmony of the Lu & Stomach, and Gall bladder heat vomiting (5 element theory, Lung/metal controls wood/gallbladder
What are the actions of Lu1?
Dissem and desc Lung Qi
Alleviates cough & wheezing
Transforms phlegm
Clears heat & regulates water passages
Descends Stomach QI