ST-1 (Cheng Qi)

ST1-ST4

Chinese Name:

Chengqi 承泣

English translation:

Tear Container

Location:

On the face, the point is directly below the pupil of the eye, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Stomach, Yang Qiao and Ren Meridians

Indications:

Eye redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis

Functions:

Dispels Wind, benefits the eyes, clears Heat, stop lacrimation.

Needling:

Push the eyeball upward slightly with the left thumb and puncture perpendicularly and slowly .5 - 1.5 cun along the infraorbital ridge. It is not advisable to manipulate the needle with large amplitude, to avoid injuring the blood vessels resulting in hematoma. No moxa.