Hua: magnificent Gai: umbrella
Huagai refers to the emperor’s umbrella. The location of the point corresponds to the lung, which lies above the heart and like an umbrella over it.
Pinyin: huá gài
English Name/Meaning: Splendid Cover
Han Geul 한글:hwa gae 화개
Romaji: ko gai?
On the midline of the sternum, in a depression level with first intercostal space
- Relaxes the chest and diagram.
- Unbinds the chest
- Regulates and descends the Qi
Pain and fullness in the chest and intercostal region, asthma, cough, sore throat, swollen and pain of throat, plum pit.
Transverse insertion directed superiorly or inferiorly along the channel, 0.5 to 1 cun.