POINT: REN-20 (CONCEPTION VESSEL-20)
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- On the midline of the sternum, level with the junction of the first intercostal space and the sternum.
- 1 cun below REN-21 Xuanji, level with the first intercostal space.
- On the anterior midline, at the midpoint of the sternal angle, level with the first intercostal space.
- Transverse insertion directed inferiorly or superiorly along the channel, 0.5 to 1 cun.
- Slanted insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
- Puncture subcutaneously 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
- Moxibustion is applicable.
- Unbinds the chest
- Regulates Qi
- Descends Qi
- This point is used for all conditions of the Lungs where one needs to go to a deeper level. where the body is in trouble because of the mind and spirit.
- This is an anti-smoking point. It helps with withdrawal but does not eliminate desire.