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English: Room Screen
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  • On the chest, in the second intercostal space, 4 cun lateral the the midline, on the mamillary line.
    Note:First locate the costal cartilage of the second rib which is level with the sternal angle, then locate the second intercostal space below it.
    Note: In males the nipple is in the fourth intercostal space.
  • Transverse-oblique insertion laterally or medially along the intercostal space 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Transverse insertion superiorly or inferiorly along the channel.
  • Caution:Deep perpendicular insertion carries a substantial risk of puncturing the Lung.
  • Puncture obliquely 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Descends Rebellious Qi
  • Unbinds the chest
  • Benefits the breasts
  • Alleviates pain and itching of the skin
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Dyspnea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing of pus and Blood
  • Generalized itching
  • Heaviness of the body
  • Pain and weakness of the limbs
  • Mastitis
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Distention and pain of the chest and lateral costal region
  • Breast pain
  • Breast abscess
  • Skin pain making the wearing of clothes unbearable
  • Swollen body
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis



Itching with much pain