Kidney 26 (KI 26)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yuzhong, Lively Center
In the first intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the Ren Meridian.
Cough, asthma, accumulation of phlegm, fullness in chest and hypochondriac region.
Loosens chest and promotes smooth flow of Qi, calms dyspnea and relieves cough.
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