ST-11 Qi Abode QISHE - Acupuncture Points

| December 27, 2010 | 0 Comments | 1,708 views

Location
ST-11 Qi Abode QISHE - Acupuncture Points ) On the upper border of the clavicle, between the tendons of the sternal and clavicular heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
How to find
By rotating the patient’s head in the opposite direction (especially against resistance), the ropey sternal insertion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (➞ 3.2) becomes clearly visible. ST-11 is located in a shallow depression, the minor supraclavicular fossa, between the sternal insertion and the more extended insertion of the clavicular head.
Needling
Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun. Caution: Pneumothorax, jugular veins.
Actions/Indications
● Benefits the throat and neck
● Regulates counterflow Qi

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