Ren-17

Ren-17

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
After 8th monthDermal Hammer
Element
English
Sea ofQi / Middle of the Chest
Name
膻中
Transliteration
Shanzhong
Special Point
Key PointAlarm PointFront-Mu Point
Description
Front-Mu point of the Pericardium Hui-Meeting point of the Qi Point of the Sea of Qi Meeting point with the Spleen, Kidney, Small Intestine and SJ channels Key point for upper jiao
Indications
qi unbinds the chest lung stomach blood circulation breasts and lactation
Kinesiology
key point for breathing asthma chest pain lactation ingestion reflux vomiting speech
Channel Psychology
Pc: I must protect my heart from being hurt by failed relationships. SJ: Overwhelmed by intimacy in relationships - Overly open with strangers. Ki: Afraid of failure - Afraid of success. Sp: Worry about being successful enough to be able to meet my needs - Lack of internal nourishment/ nurturing. SI: Communicating from my core - Expressing or not expressing my true self
Symptoms
Inability to speak, short breath, wheezing, rattling sound in the throat, cough, asthma, cardiac function, fullness and oppression of the chest and diaphragm, obstruction of the chest, pain of the chest and heart, coughing blood, chest painful obstruction, lung abscess with pus-like coughing, difficult ingestion, acid regurgitation, oesophageal constriction, vomiting of foamy watery saliva, insufficient lactation, breast abscess, distension and pain of the breast, enlarged thyroid, loss of consciousness
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.