Spleen 18, Abbreviated as SP 18, Transliterated Tianxi in Chinese, Celestial Cleft in English.
SP 18 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the lateral aspect of the chest, in the 4th intercostal space, 6 cun from the anterior midline of the body.
SP 18 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough
- Acute mastitis, insufficient lactation
SP 18 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates, descends Qi, and promotes lactation.