REN-22 (Tian Tu) Celestial Chimney
Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
- Meeting Point of the Conception and Yin Linking Vessels
- Point of the Window of Heaven
- Descends rebellious Qi and alleviates cough and wheezing
- Benefits the throat and voice
- Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccup, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.
- A Manual of Acupuncture: On the midline, in the centre of the suprasternal fossa, 0.5 cun superior to the suprasternal notch.
- Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the centre of the suprasternal fossa.
- First puncture perpendicularly 0.2 inch and then insert the needle tip downward along the posterior aspect of the sternum 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.
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