ST-13 (Qi Hu)

ST13-ST18ST13

Chinese Name:

Qihu 气户

English translation:

Qi Door

Location:

On the chest, at the lower border of the middle of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Indications:

Fullness in the chest, asthma, cough, hiccup, pain in the chest and hypochondrium.

Functions:

Descends rebellious Qi and frees the chest.

Needling:

Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun. Under the points from ST 11 to ST 18, there are important organs and a main artery. Do not puncture these points deeply.