Point Localization: On the top edge of the clavicle, in the middle of sternocleidomastoid.
TCM Actions: Regulates the flow of Qi. Remove stasis of blood (Xue). Remove Phlegm. Removes Lung Heat.
Indications: Tonsillitis (tonsillitis). Cough. Asthma. Cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis. Hiccup. Torticollis. Shortness of breath. Pharyngitis. Goiter. Inflammation and pain in the throat. Stiffness and pain in the neck. Bronchitis.
Target area: Throat.
Point Name and Meaning: Qishe – Qi Abode
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.