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缺盆

Synonyms:
  1. Quepen
  2. ST12

Quepen
Quepen #

Quepen(ST12,缺盆) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Location

Supraclavicular area, posterior to the midpoint of the superior border of the clavicle, 4 cun lateral to the midline, on the maxillary line.

Indication

  • ①Bronchitis, asthma, sore throat, pain in the supraclavicular fossa, and the diseases in the local area;
  • ②scrofula.

Method

Avoid puncturing the art Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 in Deep puncture is not advisable. Moxibustion is applicable.