cv20.jpgCV20 Hua Gai Conception Vessel 20
Florid Canopy.

Location

On the anterior midline, at the midpoint of the sternal angle, at the level of the 1st intercostal space.

Point Summary

Unbinds The Chest
Regulates And Descends Qi
Facilitates Respiration
Alleviates Cough And Wheezing

local point

Needling

Depth:

0.3 - 0.5 cun

Technique:

Puncture Subcutaneously

Contraindications:

None

General Indications

Functions

local

Indications

local

Special Notes

all CV chest points are needle downward to descend the LU qi; CV-18, 19, 20 are located by palpation

Diagnostic Indications:

Asthma Chest Pain Cough Dysphagia Dyspnea Respiratory Disorders