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Kidney 27

Chinese Name: Shufu (English translation: Shu Mansion)

Location: On the chest, on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.


  • Cough, asthma, chest pain
  • Vomiting

Functions: Opens the chest, descends rebellious Lung and Stomach Qi, stops cough.

Needling: 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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