Names Of Lingxu

KD 24 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Spirit Ruins
  • Pinyin Name: Lingxu
  • Chinese Character: 靈墟
Meridian Information

Where Is KD 24 ?

KD 24 Location

  • In the 3rd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 18.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is KD 24 Used For?

KD 24 Clinical Usages

  • Local Point, generally useful for cough, chest tension, constricted breathing.
  • Breast distention - moves qi stagnation in the chest.
  • Palpitations, abdominal bloating, panic attacks arising from digestive issues.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use KD 24 ?

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

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

What Conditions May Use KD 24 ?

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

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

What Points Are Near KD 24 ?

CV 18 Jade Hall

  • Local point for chest issues - pain, cough, asthma, sore throat.
  • Counterflow - vomiting, difficulty ingesting.  

ST 16 Breast Window


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  • Chest tightness a/or pain, asthma, cough.
  • Breast pain, abscess, mastitis.
  • Swelling of the lips (with LV 3).

SP 19 Chest Village


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  • Aids the descent of lung qi - cough.
  • Regulate lung qi - shortness of breath, chest oppression.

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