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English: Qi's Door
Also Known As: Qi's Household
  • At the top of the chest, directly below ST-12 Quepen, on the inferior border of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the midline on the mammilary line.
  • At the middle of the inferior border of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to REN-21 Xuanji.
  • At the lower border of the middle of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
  • Transverse-oblique insertion, laterally or medially 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Transverse insertion inferiorly along the channel.
  • Caution: Deep or perpendicular insertion carries a substantial risk of puncturing the Lung or injuring the subclavian vessels.
  • Slanted insertion, 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Descends Qi
  • Unbinds the chest
  • Fullness and distention of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Chest and upper back pain
  • Cough
  • Dyspnea
  • Asthma
  • Wheezing
  • Hematemesis
  • Hiccup
  • Inability to taste food
  • Stiffness of the neck with inability to turn the head
  • Bronchitis
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Pain in the hypochondrium




Chronic pain of the lateral costal region

Dyspnea with Rebellious Qi

Breathing with raised shoulders

Inability to taste food


  • Use this point to allow Qi to flow through.
  • It is good for people who reject sympathy or anything being offered.