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气户

Synonyms:
  1. 氣戶
  2. Qihu
  3. ST13

Qihu
Qihu #

Qihu(ST13,气户) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Location

On the lower border of the midpoint of the clavicle, 4 cun Iateral to the anterior midline.

Indication

  • ①Bronchitis, asthma, hiccup, and other diseases due to the disharmony of ascending and descending of qi;
  • ②chest pain and fullness.

Method

Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.