Point Localization: On the midline below T3.

TCM Actions: Lightens the Lung Heat. Calms the Mind (Shen). Opens the orifices of Mind. Tonifies Lung. Eliminates Interior Wind.

Indications: Heat in the chest. Cough. Feeling of warmth. Shortness of breath. Thirst. Agitation. Seizure. Tremors. Spasms. Children epilepsy. Opisthotonos. Manic behavior. See ghosts. Fury. Willingness to kill people. Tiredness. Weak voice. Low immunity. Rhinitis. Asthma.

Target area: Lungs.

Point Name and Meaning: Shenzhu – Body Pillar

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel:

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.