Ren 22 (CO 22)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Tiantu, Heaven Projectio (Celestial Chimney)
In the center of the suprasternal fossa.
Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccups, sudden hoarsenes of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.
Stimulates the descending of Lung-Qi, resolves phlegm, clears heat, stops cough, benefits the throat, soothes asthma.
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