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Stomach Meridian (Foot Yang Brightness) Points

ST-9 (Ren Ying )


Chinese Name:

Renying 人迎

English translation:

People Welcome


On the neck, lateral to the Adam's apple, on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus, where the common carotid artery pulsates.


Crossing point of the Stomach and Gall Bladder Meridians. Window of the Sky point Sea of Qi point


Sore throat, asthma, goiter, dizziness, flushing of the face.


Regulates Qi and Blood, subdues rebellious Qi, benefits the throat and neck.


Keep away from the common carotid artery. Perpendicular insertion .3 - .8 cun. No moxa. Do not puncture deeply.

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