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REN-16 (Zhong Ting) Center Palace

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Actions:

  • Unbinds the chest
  • Regulates the Stomach and descends rebellion

Indications:

  • Distension and fullness in the chest and intercostal region, hiccup, nausea, anorexia.

Location

CAM:
  • On the anterior midline, at the level with the fifth intercostal space, on the xiphosternal synchondrosis.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the sternum at the sternocostal angle.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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