Point Localization: 2 cun lateral to the midline, at the fourth intercostal space.
TCM Actions: Opens the chest. Subdues the rebellion of Qi. Benefits the breasts.
Indications: Cough. Shortness of breath. Difficult or noisy breathing. Nausea. Vomiting. Difficulty swallowing. Lack of appetite. Distension and pain in the breasts. Abscess in the chest.
Target area: Breasts.
Point Name and Meaning: Shenfeng – Spirit Seal
Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney
Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.