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English: Heavenly Stream
Also Known As: Heaven's Stream
  • Located in the fourth intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
  • Puncture obliquely 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Slanted insertion 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Caution: Perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients, causes a substantial risk of inducing pneumothorax. .
  • Transverse-oblique insertion along the intercostal space, 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Regulates and descends Qi
  • Benefits the breasts
  • Promotes lactation
  • Fullness in the chest and hypochondrium
  • Cough
  • Hiccup
  • Mastitis
  • Insufficient lactation
  • Rattling of Phlegm in the throat
  • Breast abscess
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Fullness and pain of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Shortness of breath
  • Running piglet Qi
  • Failure of breast milk to flow




Enhances the effect of the point

Abscess, ulceration and swelling of the breast


  • This point is good to restore human kindness and empathy.