Acupuncture : The gentle art of healing.

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Acupuncture Point Detail

Ren 22 Tiantu

Location :

At the centre of the suprasternal fossa 0.5 cun above the sternal notch.

Indications :

Bronchial asthma, bronchitis, pharyngitis, hiccough. Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccups, sudden hoarsenes of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.

Method of puncturing :

Stimulates the descending of Lung-Qi, resolves phlegm, clears heat, stops cough, benefits the throat, soothes asthma.


Perpendicularly 0.2 - 0.3 inch, then insert needle to a depth 0f 1.0 - 1.5 inches along the posterior border of the sternum and the anterior border of the trachea.