ST-15 (Wu Yi)

ST13-ST18ST15

Chinese Name:

Wuyi 屋翳

English translation:

Roof

Location:

On the chest, in the 2nd intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Indications:

Fullness and pain in the chest and the costal region, cough, asthma, mastitis.

Functions:

Descends rebellious Qi, frees the chest, benefits the breasts.

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.


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