Point Localization: 6 cun lateral to the mid line in the 4th intercostal space.
TCM Actions: Regulates the flow of Qi and circulation of Blood (Xue). Restores menstruation. Promotes lactation.
Indications: Intercostal neuralgia. Mastitis. Cough. Shortness of breath. Bronchitis. Asthma. Pleuurite. Pneumonia.
Target area: Thorax. Breasts.
Point Name and Meaning: Tianxi – Celestial Ravine
Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen
Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.