Qi: qi (vital energy) She: residence
Qi refers tot he vital energy of the lung and stomach. Qishe is beside the trachea, like a residence for the Qi.
Chinese Name: 气舍
English Name/Meaning: Abode of Qi
Pinyin: qì shè
Han Geul 한글: gi sa 기사
Romaji: ki sha(?)
Vietnamese: Khí xá
Superior to the medial end of the clavicle, in the depression between the sternal and clavicular heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Benefits the throat and neck and descends qi.
Indications of qishe:
- Sore throat, pain and rigidity of the neck, asthma, hiccup, goiter.
- Esophagus problems – vomiting, belching, nausea.
Perpendicular insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
Deep insertion may puncture the lung.