Stomach Meridian Pathway & Point Locations

Stomach Meridian Pathway & Point Locations
The Foot Bright Yang (Yang MIng) of the Stomach 45 points

The stomach channel of the Foot-Yangming starts directly below the pupil between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge. Running downward along the lateral side of the nose, to the lateral corner of the mouth. Curving posterior to the anterior angle of the mandible. Then it travels to the posterior aspect of the mandible ascending in front of the ear and following the anterior hairline, it reaches the forehead. It then runs along the throat and enters the supraclavicular fossa. The straight line of the channels separates the supraclavicular fossa and runs downward along the middle mammillary line. It travels to the side of the umbilicus and descends to the inguinal groove. Running downward it travels along the anterior aspect of the thigh and reaches the knee. From there is continues further down along the anterior border of the lateral aspect of the tibia to the dorsum of the foot and reaches the lateral side of the tip of the second toe.

Acupuncture Stomach Meridian

ST1Chengqi
Directly below the pupil between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.

ST2 Sibai
Directly below the pupil in a depression at the infraorbital foramen.

ST3 Juliao
Directly below the pupil in a depression level with the lower border of the ala nasi.

ST4 Dicang
Directly below the pupil lateral to the corner of the mouth.

ST5 Jiache
Anterior to the angle of the mandible on the anterior border of the masseter muscle in a groove like depression when the cheek is bulged.

ST6 Jiache
One finger width anterior and superior to the lower angle of the mandible, at the prominence of masseter muscle.

ST7 Xiaguan
Anterior to the ear, with mouth closed, in the depression at the lower border of the zygomatic arch, anterior to the condyloid process of the mandible.

ST8 Touwei
At the corner of the forehead, 0.5 cun within the hairline at the corner of the forehead, 4.5 cun lateral to the midline at GV24.

ST-4 Use with Cosmetic Acupuncture
Helps with: Eyelid spasm, lip spasm, tone facial muscles, mouth deviation, mouth ulcers, excessive salivation and lockjaw.
From Acupressure Facial Rejuvenation Points Chart

ST9 Renying
Level with the tip of the Adam's Apple on the anterior border of the SCM. Avoid puncturing common carotid artery.

ST10 Shuitu
Midway between ST9 and ST11 at the anterior border of the SCM.

ST11 Qishe
At the superior border of the medial end of the clavicle between the sternal head and the clavicular head of the SCM.

Acupuncture Stomach Meridian

ST12 Quepen
In the midpoint of the supraclavicular fossa 4 cun lateral to the midline.

ST13 Qihu
In the infraclavicular fossa, 4 cun lateral to the midline, below ST12.

ST14 Kufang
4 cun lateral to the midline in the 1st intercostal space.

ST15 Wuyi
4 cun lateral to the midline in the 2nd intercostal space.

ST16 Yingchuang
4 cun lateral to the midline in the 3rd intercostal space.

ST17 Ruzhong
4 cun lateral to the midline in the 4th intercostal space in the center of the nipple. Contraindicated to needle and moxabustion!

ST18 Rugen
4 cun lateral to the midline in the 5th intercostal space.

ST19 Burong
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV14, 6 cun above the umbilicus.

ST20 Chengman
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV13, 5 cun above the umbilicus.

ST21 Liangmen
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV12, 4 cun above the umbilicus.

ST22 Guanmen
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV11, 3 cun above the umbilicus.

ST23 Taiyi
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV10, 2 cun above the umbilicus.

ST24 Huaroumen
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV9, 1 cun above the umbilicus.

ST25 Tianshu
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV8 at the level of the umbilicus.

ST26 Wailing
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV7, 1 cun below the umbilicus.

ST27 Daju
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV5, 2 cun below the umbilicus.

ST28 Shuidao
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV4, 3 cun below the umbilicus.

ST29 Guilai
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV3, 4 cun below the umbilicus.

ST30 Qichong
2 cun lateral to the midline lateral to CV2, level with symphysis pubis.

ST31 Biguan
With the thigh flexed, in the depression lateral to the sartorius muscle, directly inferior to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS).

ST32 Futu
6 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on line connecting the ASIS.

ST33 Yinshi
3 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on line connecting the ASIS found with knee flexed.

ST34 Liangqiu
2 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on line connecting the ASIS found with knee flexed.

ST35 Dubi
Below the patella in a depression lateral to the patella ligament found with knee flexed.

ST36 Zusanli
3 cun below ST35 one finger width lateral from the anterior crest of the tibia, in the tibialis anterior muscle.

ST36 Master Horary Point
Indications: Abdominal Distention, Abdominal Pain, Allergies, Asthma, Borborygmus, Chest Pain, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhea, Digestive Disturbances, Dizziness, Dysuria, Edema, Edema Lower Body, Fever, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Hemiplegia, Hiccough, Hypertension, Indigestion, Intestinal Disorders, Jaundice, Knee Disorders, Leg Pain, Mastitis, Mental Disorders, Nausea, Neurasthenia, Pancreatitis, Reproductive System Disorders, Seizures, Shock, Stomach Pain, Tibial Bone Pain, Gastric Ulcer, Vomiting, General Weakness, Insomnia, Immune Support, Mouth Disorders
From Atlas of Acupuncture Points: Guide to Point Locations & Formulas

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ST37 Shangjuxu
3 cun below ST36 one finger width lateral from the anterior crest of the tibia.

ST38 Tiaokou
5 cun below ST36 one finger width lateral from the anterior crest of the tibia.

ST39 Xiajuxu
1 cun below ST38 one finger width lateral from the anterior crest of the tibia.

ST40 Fenglung
8 cun superior to the tip of the external malleous, one finger width lateral to ST38.

ST41 Jiexi
On the dorsum of the foot at the midpoint of the transverse crease of the ankle joint, approximately level with the tip of the external malleolus in a depression between the extensor digitorum longs and hallucis longus tendons.

ST42 Chongyang
On the dorsum of the foot, 1.5 cun inferior to ST41, in the depression between the second and third metatarsals and cuneiform bone. Avoid the dorsal artery when needling.

ST43 Xiangu
In a depression distal to the junction of the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones.

ST44 Neiting
At the proximal end of the web between the 2nd and 3rd toes in the depression distal and lateral to the 2nd metatarsodigital joint.

ST45 Lidui
0.1 cun posterior to the corner of nail on the lateral side of the 2nd toe.

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