Theory

KD 27 - Acupuncture Point - Shufu


KD 27 Names

  • English Name: Shu Mansion
  • Pinyin Name: Shufu
  • Chinese Character: 俞府

Location

  • In a depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the CV line.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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KD 27 Clinical Uses

  • Opens & relaxes the chest - asthma, constricted breathing, cough, chest tightness.
  • Tonify KD Deficiency leading to adrenal exhaustion - fatique, lowered immunity.
  • Local point for neck a/or jaw issues - pain, tension


KD 27 Point Associations

None listed.


KD 27 TCM Patterns

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".



KD 27 Conditions Treated

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".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

CV 21

  • CV 21  Jade Pivot
    • Local point for chest issues - pain, cough, asthma, wheezing.
    • Resolve food stagnation in the stomach (often with ST 36), difficulty ingesting.  

ST 11

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  • ST 11  Qi Abode
    • Local point - sore/swollen throat - counterflow qi, cough, hiccups, reflux.
    • Neck pain - pain, inability to turn neck.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Main point to open the circulation of the common carotid artery.  Useful for conditions such as acid reflux, arteriosclerosis, hypertension, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, etc. 
    • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.

ST 12

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  • ST 12  Empty Basin
    • Shoulder pain (esp. that radiates to neck).
    • Neck/throat issues - tightness/pain.
    • Cough, counterflow qi, sore, swollen throat (rebellious lung qi).
    • Internal branch of the ST meridian connects here directly from the Stomach, Spleen & Diaphragm - tonify middle warmer.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation within the subclavian artery.  Useful for bursitis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc. 
    • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.

ST 13

(EX) Yi Ming

  • (EX) Yi Ming  Eye Brightening
    • Sleep issues - insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep.
    • Eye Disorders.
    • Tinnitus.



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