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CV16

Synonyms:
  1. 中庭
  2. Zhongting

Zhongting
Zhongting #

Zhongting(CV16,中庭) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Conception Vessel.

Location

On the anterior midline, just at the xiphosternal synchondrosis, level with the 5th intercostal space.

Indication

  • ①Fullness sensation in the chest and abdomen, dysphagia, vomiting;
  • ②precordial pain;
  • ③globus hystericus.

Method

Horizontal insertion 0.3~0.5 cun.