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

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]

 

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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.