ST-11 (Qi She)

st9-st12

Chinese Name:

Qishe 气舍

English translation:

Qi Abode

Location:

On the neck, on the superior border of the sternal extremity of the clavicle, between the sternal head and clavicular head of m. sternocleidomastoideus.

Indications:

Sore throat, pain and rigidity of the neck, asthma, hiccup, goiter, chest congestion.

Functions:

Descends Qi, benefits the throat and neck, alleviates cough.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun. Under the points from ST 11 to ST 18, there are important organs and a main artery. Do not puncture these points deeply.