Shufu acupoint (KI 27)belongs to the Kidney Channel of foot-shaoyin,which is commonly used to treat chest and lung diseases such as cough, asthma and chest pain;
Location of Shufu acupoint
In a depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the CV line.
What is the meaning of Shufu acupoint
“Shufu”,shu,refers to export,”Fu”,refers to the internal organs. The name of “Shufu” means that the Qi of kidney channels return to the body. This point is connect point of the kidney meridian,the dampness-qi cooled and returned to the ground, and then injected into the kidney meridian from the ground pores of the point.The direction of Qi flow is the internal organs, hence the name.
What is Shufu acupoint used for
Indications:Coughing,vomiting, chest pain, loss of appetite etc.bronchitis, bronchial asthma, intercostal neuralgia, etc.
Shufu acupoint therapy
- Press and rub the Yufu acupoint with thumb for 100-200 times every day,it can treat cough, vomiting, chest pain, etc.
- Use a scraping board to to scrape the Yufu acupoint for 3-5 minutes each time across clothes from top to bottom,It can nourish the qi and the lungs, relieve chronic cough, wheezing, chest tightness and other discomfort symptoms, and regulate the spleen and stomach, increase appetite and digestion if long-term massage.
Compatibility of Yufu Point
Acupuncture at the Yufu point is beneficial for relieving cough and asthma,regulating Qi,commonly used to treat chest and lung diseases.
Combined with Fengmen, Feishu,Gaohuang and Danzhong point to treat cough and dyspnea;
Combined with Zusanli and Hegu point to relieve and treat vomiting and hiccups caused by stomach Qi;
Combined with Tiantu,Feishu, Yuji point to relieve cough and sore throat.