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Stomach 11 (ST 11)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Qishe, Qi Abode

Location
At the superior border of the sternal extremity of the clavicle, between the sternal head and clavicular head of muscle sternocleidomastoideus.

Indications
Sore throat, pain and rigidity of the neck, asthma, hiccup, goiter.

Traditional Action
Courses Qi and downbears counterflow.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.