Ren-20 Magnificent Canopy HUAGAI - Acupuncture Points

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments | 1,114 views

Location
Ren-20 Magnificent Canopy HUAGAI - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline, on the lower part of the manubrium sterni, on the level of the 1st intercostal space.
How to find
The manubriosternal synchondrosis generally forms a distinct horizontal bony structure on the upper part of the sternum.
Locate Ren-20 slightly superior to the synchondrosis, on the midline and on the level of the 1st intercostal space.
Located at the same level (1st intercostal space) are ➞ KID-26/ST-14/LU-1 (2/4/6 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
0.5 cun transversely in a superior or inferior direction. Caution: In patients with a sternal foramen, danger of injury to the pleura or the mediastinum, therefore only transverse needling with or against the flow of the channel.
Actions/Indications
● Unbinds the chest
● Regulates and descends the Qi

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