Stomach 18, Abbreviated as ST 18, Transliterated Rugen in Chinese, Breast Root in English.
ST 18 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the chest, directly below the nipple, at the base of the breast, in the 5th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior median line.
ST 18 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Acute mastitis, insufficient lactation
- Chest pain, cough and asthma
ST 18 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Benefits the breasts, frees the chest, alleviates cough and wheezing.