ST 17 Acupuncture Point(Ruzhong) belongs to the Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming, which can promote digestion, relieve and treat cough, sore throat,oligogalactia etc.
ST 17 Acupuncture Point Location
4 cun lateral to the AML in the 4th ICS.
What is the meaning of Ruzhong
Ruzhong:”Ru”,breast. “Zhong”, center.The name of “Ruzhong” means that this point is the location mark of the nipple, no other meaning.
Note: No acupuncture or moxibustion, it is only used as a location mark for the chest and abdomen points.
ST 17 Acupuncture Point Usage
- Never needled or treated, simply a body landmark for locating points on the chest for men;
- It can treat women’s breast diseases.
ST 17 Acupuncture Point Therapy
- When the parturient massage ST 17, it can increase milk.
- Pinch and press ST 17 with your thumb and index finger every day for 1 to 3 minutes each time, which can treat mastitis and be helpful for breasts.
- Using massage or acupoint sticking therapy and other methods,which can treat postpartum hypogalactia, hyperhidrosis and other diseases.