KD 25

Acupuncture Point Theory

KD 25 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "KD 25" , 神藏, is represented by "Shencang" in pinyin and "Spirit Storehouse" in english and may be found:

In the 2nd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 19.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Local Point, generally useful for cough, chest tension, constricted breathing.
  • Vomiting, reflux, digestive issues - harmonize stomach.

KD 25 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

No Deep Needling (NDN)
Needle obliquely.

A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. KD25, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Lung Rebellious Qi and/or Stomach Rebellious Qi

KD 25 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Acid Reflux Disease (GERD), Asthma, Cough, Digestive Issues and/or Vomiting

While not necessarily valid clinically, CV 19 ( Local point for chest issues - pain, cough, a…), LU 1 (Lung Front MU Point - useful for all LU Issues, e…), SP 20 (Aids the descent of lung qi - cough, shortness of…) and ST 15 (Asthma, chest oppression, fullness a/or pain in t…) are nearby.

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