KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points

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Location
[KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points] In the 1st intercostal space (ICS), 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
How to find
Palpating parasternally from superior to inferior, the 1st rib can be palpated directly below the clavicle; in some cases, it can be completely hidden under the clavicle. Locate KID-26 below the 1st rib in the 1st ICS, 2 cun lateral to the midline. Located on the same level (1st ICS) are ➞ Ren-20 (on the midline), ➞ ST-14 (4 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞LU-1 (6 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
0.5–0.8 cun obliquely or transversely (subcutaneously) along the course of the ICS or with or against the channel pathway. Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates the Lung Qi and transforms Phlegm
● Unbinds the chest
● Benefits the breasts

KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points -3

KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points -3

Special features
The Su Wen describes points KID-22 to KID-27 as shu points of the chest, indicated for difficult breathing and disorders of the thorax. They are particularly indicated for breathing difficulties due to ‘excess above, deficiency below’, which refers to the inability of the Kidneys to absorb the Qi that has descended from the Lung.

KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points -2

KID-26 Comfortable Chest YUZHONG - Acupuncture Points -2

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