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

Categories: None.

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.