SP-19 (Xiong Xiang)

SP17-SP21

Chinese Name:

Xiongxiang 胸乡

English translation:

Chest Village

Location:

On the lateral aspect of the chest, in the 3rd intercostal space, 6 cun from the anterior midline of the body.

Indications:

Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

Functions:

Regulates and descends Qi.

Needling:

Oblique or subcutaneous insertion toward the lateral direction .5 - .8 cun. Do not puncture point deeply.