Conception Vessel 16, also known as Ren 16, Abbreviated as CV 16, Transliterated Zhongting in Chinese, Central Courtyard in English.
CV 16 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the anterior median line of the chest, at the level of the 5th intercostal space, near the xiphisternal synchondroses.
CV 16 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Distention and fullness in the chest and costal region, cardiac pain
- Vomiting, infantile milk regurgitation
CV 16 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Opens the chest, subdues rebellious Qi, regulates the Middle Jiao.