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Kidney Meridian (Foot Shao Yin) Points

KI-24 (Ling Xu)


Chinese Name:

Lingxu 灵墟

English translation:

Spirit Ruins


On the chest, in the 3rd intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.


Cough, asthma, fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, mastitis.


Opens the chest, descends rebellious Lung and Stomach Qi, stops cough, benefits the breasts.


Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun. These points on the chest should not be inserted deeply to avoid injuring the heart and lungs.

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