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ST-11 (Qi She) Qi Abode

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Actions:

  • Benefits the throat and neck and descends Qi

Indications:

  • Sore throat, pain and rigidity of the neck, asthma, hiccup, goiter.

Location

CAM:
  • At the superior border of the sternal extremity of the clavicle, between the sternal head and clavicular head of m. sternocleidomastoideus.
AMOA:
  • At the root of the neck, superior to the medial end of the clavicle, directly below Renying ST-9 in the depression between the sternal and clavicular heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Needling Method:

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

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