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ST16

Synonyms:
  1. 膺窗
  2. Yingchuang

Yingchuang
Yingchuang #

Yingchuang(ST16,膺窗) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Location

In the 3rd intercostals space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indication

  • ①Bronchitis, asthma, whooshing pus and blood;
  • ②pain and fullness sensation in the chest;
  • ③mammary abscess.

Method

Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.