Theory

CV 16 - Acupuncture Point - Zhong Ting


CV 16 Names

  • English Name: Center Palace
  • Pinyin Name: Zhong Ting
  • Chinese Character: 中庭

Location

  • Level with the 5th ICS, where the right and left ribs meet on the lower border of the sternum at the junction of the sternum and xiphoid process.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

CV 16 Image

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CV 16 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for chest and intercostal distention and pain.
  • Hiccups, nausea, anorexia, difficulty ingesting.  


CV 16 Point Associations

None listed.


CV 16 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



CV 16 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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