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English: Magnificent Canopy
Also Known As: Lustrous Cover
Flower Canopy
Manifest Cover
  • On the midline of the sternum, level with the junction of the first intercostal space and the sternum.
  • 1 cun below REN-21 Xuanji, level with the first intercostal space.
  • On the anterior midline, at the midpoint of the sternal angle, level with the first intercostal space.
  • Transverse insertion directed inferiorly or superiorly along the channel, 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Slanted insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Unbinds the chest
  • Regulates Qi
  • Descends Qi
  • Dyspnea
  • Wheezing
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Rebellious Qi
  • Dyspnea with inability to speak
  • Pain and fullness of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Difficult ingestion
  • Bronchitis
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Pharyngitis




Shortness of breath

Difficulty catching the breath with inability to speak

Chronic pain of the lateral costal region


  • This point is used for all conditions of the Lungs where one needs to go to a deeper level. where the body is in trouble because of the mind and spirit.
  • This is an anti-smoking point. It helps with withdrawal but does not eliminate desire.