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REN-21 (Xuan Ji) Jade Pivot

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Actions:

  • Descends Stomach Qi and dispels food accumulation
  • Unbinds the chest and descends Lung Qi
  • Benefits the throat

Indications:

  • Pain in the chest, cough, asthma.

Location

CAM:
  • On the anterior midline, in the centre of the sternal manubrium, 1 cun below Tiantu (REN-22).
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the manubrium of the sternum, midway between Huagai REN-20 and Tiantu REN-22.

Needling Method:

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

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