Tan Zhong 膻中 (CV 17)

TRANSLATION: Middle of Chest
TYPE: Meeting point of the Conception Vessel, Spleen, Kidney, Small Intestine, and Triple Burner channels; Mu point of the Pericardium; Hui-Meeting point of the Qi; Sea of Qi point
LOCATION: On anterior midline at the level with the 4th intercostal space, midway between nipples
NEEDLE INSERTION: a) 5° superior or inferior along midline, b) 5° laterally towards breasts
NEEDLE DEPTH: a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-1.5 cun

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