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ST-13 (Qi Hu) Qi Door

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming

Actions:

  • Descends rebellious Qi and unbinds the chest

Indications:

  • Fullness in the chest, asthma, cough, hiccup, pain in the chest and hypochondrium.

Location

CAM:
  • At the lower border of the middle of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
AMOA:
  • At the top of the chest, directly below Quepen ST-12, on the inferior border of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the midline, on the mamillary line.

Needling Method:

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

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