REN-17 (Shan Zhong) Chest Center
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REN-17 (Shan Zhong) Chest Center

Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Hui-Meeting Point of the Qi, Point of the Sea of Qi, Meeting Point of the Conception Vessel with the Spleen, Kidney, Small Intestine and Sanjiao Channels
  • Front Mu of the Pericardium

Common and Key Uses:

  • Regulates Gathering Qi


  • Regulates Qi and unbinds the chest
  • Descends rebellion of the Lung and Stomach
  • Benefits gathering Qi
  • Benefits the breasts and promotes lactation


  • Asthma, pain in the chest, fullness in the chest, palpitation, insufficient lactation, hiccup, difficulty in swallowing.

Pont Location:

Needling Method:

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