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

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.