POINT: REN-19 (CONCEPTION VESSEL-19)
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- On the midline oft the sternum, level with the junction of the second intercostal space and the sternum.
- 1.6 cun above REN-17 Shanzhong level with the second intercostal space.
- Transverse insertion directed superiorly or inferiorly along the channel, 0.5-1 cun.
- Puncture subcutaneously 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
- Moxibustion is applicable.
- Unbinds the chest
- Regulates Qi
- Descends Qi
- This is a good point for female breast tenderness before or after menstruation.