Stomach 16 (ST 16)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yingchuang, Breast Window
In the third intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the Ren meridian.
Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochrondrium, cough, asthma, mastitis.
Clears heat and resolves depression, relieves pain and disperses swelling.
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