On the upper lateral chest, above the acromioscapula, in the depression below the acromial end of the clavicle, 6 cun from the midline of the chest.
The patient sits straight with hands against waist. In the middle of the depression between the acromion and the humerus.
Asthma • Chest Agitation and Oppression • Cough • Shoulder Movement Limited • Shoulder Pain • Thoracic Fullness
Regulates and descends Lung Qi, disperses chest fullness, stops cough.
Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun toward the lateral aspect of the chest or subcutaneous insertion.
Do not insert deeply toward the medial aspect to avoid puncturing the lungs.