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ST-10 (Shui Tu) Water Prominence

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming


  • Benefits the throat and neck
  • Descends Lung Qi


  • Sore throat, asthma, cough.


  • At the midpoint of the line joining Renying (ST-9) and Qishe (ST-11), on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus.
  • On the neck, at the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, midway between Renying ST-9 and Qishe ST-11.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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