Shenfeng acupoint(KI 23) belongs to the Kidney Meridian of Foot-Shaoyin, which can relieve and treat cough, asthma, fullness sensation in chest, vomiting,loss of appetite, and acute mastitis.
Location of Shenfeng acupoint
In the 4th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 17.
What is the meaning of Shenfeng
“Shen Feng” “Shen”, refers to the material in the point is the Qi of Heaven. “Feng” means blocking. The name of “Shenfeng” means that the qi of the kidney meridian heats off and shrinks here. The substance of this acupoint is dampness wind-qi from the Bulang acupoint. After reaching this acupoint, the dampness wind-qi is weak and shrinking. Most of the cold shrinking dampness wind-qi cannot travel upward through the meridians, and is blocked, hence the name.
What is Shenfeng acupoint used for
Cough, asthma,fullness sensation in chest, vomiting,loss of appetite, and acute mastitis.
Shenfeng acupoint therapy
Scrape Shenfeng acupoints from top to bottom across the clothes for 3-5 minutes each time, which can relieve asthma.It can increase vital capacity and improve immunity if long-term massage.
For acute mastitis
Press the Shaoze acupoint for 20 times, then knead the Shenfeng acupoint for 2 minutes, and finally use the middle and ring finger pads to slightly press the Rugen acupoint for 3 minutes. Persist every day until fully relieve acute mastitis.
Shenfeng Point Compatibility
Combined with Neiguan, Xinshu point to treat heart palpitations and chest pain;
Combined with Jianjing,Tianzong, Quze points to acute mastitis;
Combined with Yanglingquan and Zhigou points to treat chest and hypochondriac pain;
Combined with Yingchuan to treat chest distress and shortness of breath;