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Kidney 27 (KI 27)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shufu, Shu Mansion

Location
In the depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to Ren meridian.

Indications
Cough, asthma, chest pain.

Traditional Action
Stimulats the Kidney function of reception of Qi, subdues rebellious Qi, stops cough, calms asthma, resolves phlegm.

Contraindications


References:

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

OíConnor, 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.