Point Localization: 6 cun lateral to the mid line in the 3rd intercostal space.
TCM Actions: Regulates the flow of Qi of the chest. Clears and activates the channels and collaterals.
Indications: Intercostal neuralgia. Mastitis. Cough. Shortness of breath. Chest pain and feeling of fullness. Pain in the back and side of the chest.
Target area: Thorax.
Point Name and Meaning: Xiongxiang – Chest Village
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.