Names Of Dan Zhong

CV 17 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Chest Center
  • Pinyin Name: Dan Zhong
  • Chinese Character: 膻中
Meridian Information

Where Is CV 17 ?

CV 17 Location

  • Level with the 4th ICS, midway between the nipples.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is CV 17 Used For?

CV 17 Clinical Usages

  • Main point for tonification of the upper warmer.
  • Hui Meeting Point of the Qi - tonify and move the Qi of the body.
  • Chronic lung issues - cough, asthma, SOB, diaphragmatic pain.
  • Breast issues - insufficient lactation, mastitis.
  • Chest/Throat issues (rattling in throat w/asthma, difficulty swallowing, palpitations), counterflow Qi problems - guides the Qi downwards.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Important point for overall Qi (energy) in the body, useful for asthma.  

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