( Ren-18 Jade Hall YUTANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline, on the level of the 3rd intercostal space.
How to find
Locate the 3rd intercostal space either by parasternal palpation starting at the clavicle or by counting downward from the manubriosternal synchondrosis (➞ 2nd rib) (➞ 3.5).
Located on the same level (➞ 3rd intercostal space) are ➞ KID-24/ST-16/SP-19 (2/4/6 cun lateral to the midline).
0.5–1 cun transversely (subcutaneously) in a superior or inferior direction. Caution: Danger of injury to the heart or the pleura in patients with a sternal foramen, therefore only transverse needling with or against the flow of the channel.
● Unbinds the chest, regulates and descends the Qi
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