KI-25 (Shen Cang)

K22_K27

Chinese Name:

Shencang 神藏

English translation:

Spirit Storehouse

Location:

On the chest, in the 2nd intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indications:

Cough, asthma, chest pain

Functions:

Opens the chest, descends rebellious Lung and Stomach Qi, stops cough.

Needling:

Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun. These points on the chest should not be inserted deeply to avoid injuring the heart and lungs.