Names Of Qishe

ST 11 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Qi Abode
  • Pinyin Name: Qishe
  • Chinese Character: 氣舍
Meridian Information

Where Is ST 11 ?

ST 11 Location

  • At the superior border of the clavicle between the sternal and clavicular heads of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is ST 11 Used For?

ST 11 Clinical Usages

  • 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.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use ST 11 ?

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 ST 11 ?

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 ST 11 ?

CV 22 Celestial Chimney

  • All throat/vocal cord disorders - sore/dry throat, hoarseness, swallowing issues, speech issues such as loss of voice, cracked voice.
  • Window of the Sky Point - useful for aphasia.
  • Upper chest Qi/Stagnation issues - asthma, wheezing, pain in the upper chest, tightness, oppression.  

(EX) Tian Dong Sky Movement

  • Note:  This point is not a standard acupuncture point, it was developed by Master Tam for use within the Tam Healing System.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation within the vertebral artery.  Useful for alzheimer's, brain tumors, dyslexia, MS, and many brain issues related to circulation. 
  • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.

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