ST-10 (Shui Tu)

st9-st12

Chinese Name:

Shuitu 水突

English translation:

Water Prominence

Location:

On the neck, on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus, at the midpoint of the line joining ST 9 and ST 11.

Indications:

Sore throat, asthma, cough.

Functions:

Descends Lung Qi, benefits the throat and neck.

Needling:

Keep away from the common carotid artery. Perpendicular insertion .3 - .8 cun.