Point Localization: In the line connecting the center of the nipple and the clavicle on the first intercostal space.
TCM Actions: Point where the Qi goes to the Lung. Regulates the flow of Qi in the chest.
Indications: Bronchitis. Cough. Asthma. Expectoration. Shortness of breath. Hematemesis. Pain, fullness, distention and oppression on the chest. Intercostal neuralgia. Pain in the ribs.
Target area: Chest.
Point Name and Meaning: Kufang – Storeroom
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.