KI-23 (Shen Feng)

K22_K27

Chinese Name:

Shenfeng 神封

English translation:

Spirit Seal

Location:

On the chest, in the 4th intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indications:

Cough, asthma, fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, mastitis.

Functions:

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

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.