Letting Go: Acupoint Lung 1


Lu 1 acupoints, are helpful when wanting to letting go of grief and emotions that are causing pain.

Lu 1 helps with fatigue, irritability and confusion. It is also effective for relieving discomforts related to the lungs: breathing, asthma and coughing.

Location: On your front body, three fingers’ width below your collarbone, next to the top of your upper arm bone. These acupoints can be tender and will require gentle pressure when beginning this exercise.letting go: acupoint lung 1

 Start:  Use your fingertips to press the Letting Go acupoints (Lu 1) at the same time. You can also rub or massage the points with a circular motion. Inhale slowly and deeply as you gradually release your finger pressure, bring your arms outward, lift your chest, and tilt your head back. Hold your breath for a few seconds to assimilate the oxygen.  Exhale as your head comes downward and your fingertips return to the Lung 1 acupressure points.  Repeat this exercise four or five more times.

letting go: acupoint Lung 1

Holding these acupoints

while you breathe deeply

can release tears and

thus free your spirit.