ST-01 (Cheng Qi) Tear Container
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ST-01 (Cheng Qi) Tear Container

Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Meeting Point of the Stomach Channel with the Yang Motility and Conception Vessels

Actions:

  • Benefits the eyes and stops lacrimation
  • Eliminates wind and clears heat

Indications:

  • Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: With the eyes looking directly forwards, this point is located directly below the pupil between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: When the eyes looking straight forward, the point is directly below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.

Needling Method:

  • Push the eyeball upward with the left thumb and puncture perpendicularly and slowly 0.5-1.0 inch along the infraorbital ridge. It is not advisable to manipulate the needle with large amplitude.
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