Point Localization: In the middle of the clavicle, the inferior margin.

TCM Actions: Regulates the flow of Qi in the chest.

Indications: Pain, fullness and oppression in the chest and back. Asthma. Cough. Shortness of breath. Bronchitis. Belching. Hiccup. Intercostal neuralgia.

Target area: Chest.

Point Name and Meaning: Qihu – Qi Door

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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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.