• Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/46

Click to flip

46 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
ST1 承泣

Chéngqì = Container of Tears
Location: with eyes looking straight forward, point is directly below pupil between eyeball and infraorbital ridge

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun between and inferior wall of orbit; Caution: NO needle manipulations
ST2 四白

Sìbái = Four Whites
Location: directly below pupil in depression at infraorbital foramen

Needling: ⊥ 0.2 – 0.3 cun; Caution: NO needle manipulations
ST3 巨髎

Jùliáo = Great Crevice
Location: directly below pupil at level of lower border of ala nasi on lateral side of nasolabial groove

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
ST4 地倉 (地仓)

Dìcāng = Earth Granary
Location: lateral to corner of mouth directly below pupil

Needling: subcutaneous 1.0 – 1.5 cun
ST5 大迎

Dàyíng = Great Welcome
Location: anterior to angle of mandible on anterior border of attached portion of masseter where pulsation of facial artery is palpable in groove-like depression appearing when cheek is bulged

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: vigorous manipulation contraindicated, avoid facial artery
ST6 頰車 (颊车)

Jiáchē = Jaw Bone
Location: one finger breadth (middle finger) anterior & superior to lower angle of mandible where masseter is prominent when teeth are clenched & depressive when it is pressed

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 0.5 cun
ST7 下關 (下关)

Xiàguān = Below Joint
Location: on face anterior to ear in depression between zygomatic arch and mandibular notch; point is located with mouth closed

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
ST8 頭維 (头维)

Tóuwéi = Head’s Binding
Location: on lateral side of head, 0.5 cun above anterior hairline at corner of forehead & 4.5 cun lateral to midline of head

Needling: subcutaneous 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST9 人迎

Rényíng = Man’s Welcome
Location: level with tip of Adam’s Apple where pulsation of common carotid artery is palpable on anterior border of SCM muscle

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: avoid common carotid artery
ST10 水突

Shuĭtú = Water Prominence
Location: at midpoint of line joining ST-9 and ST-11 on anterior border of SCM muscle

Needling: ⊥ 0.3– 0.5 cun
ST11 氣舍 (气舍)

Qìshè = Abode of Qi
Location: at superior border of sternal extremity of clavicle between sternal head and clavicular head of SCM muscle

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: avoid common carotid artery, pneumothorax
ST12 缺盆

Quēpén = Empty Basin
Location: in midpoint of supraclavicular fossa 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: contraindicated during pregnancy, avoid subclavian vessels, pneumothorax
ST13 氣戶 (气户)

Qìhù = Qi Door
Location: at lower border of middle of clavicle 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: pneumothorax
ST14 庫房 (库房)

Kùfáng = Storehouse
Location: in 1st intercostal space 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution pneumothorax
ST15 屋翳

Wūyì = Room Screen
Location: in 2nd intercostal space 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution pneumothorax
ST16 膺窗

Yīngchuāng = Breast Window
Location: in 3rd intercostal space 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution pneumothorax
ST17 乳中

Rŭzhōng = Middle of Breast
Location: in 4th intercostal space, in center of nipple, 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: contraindicated for needling
ST18 乳根

Rŭgēn = Root of Breast
Location: on chest directly below nipple, on lower border of breast, in 5th intercostal space 4 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution pneumothorax
ST19 不容

Bùróng = Not Contained
Location: 6 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-14

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun; Caution: deep insertion may puncture liver and/or heart
ST20 承滿 (承满)

Chéngmăn = Supporting Fullness
Location: 5 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-13

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun; Caution: deep insertion may puncture liver
ST21 梁門 (梁门)

Liángmén = Beam Gate
Location: 4 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-12

Needling: ⊥ 0.8 – 1.0 cun; Caution: deep insertion may puncture liver
ST22 關門 (关门)

Guānmén = Pass Gate
Location: 3 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-11

Needling: ⊥ 0.8 – 1.0 cun
ST23 太乙

Tàiyĭ = Supreme Unity
Location: 2 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-10

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.0 cun
ST24 滑肉門 (滑肉门)

Huáròumén = Slippery Flesh Gate
Location: 1 cun above umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-9

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.0 cun
ST25 天樞 (天枢)

Tiānshū = Heaven’s Pivot
Location: 2 cun lateral to center of umbilicus

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.2 cun
ST26 外陵

Wàilíng = Outer Mound
Location: 1 cun below umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-7

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.2 cun
ST27 大巨

Dàjù = Big Great
Location: 2 cun below umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-5

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.2 cun
ST28 水道

Shuĭdào = Water Passage
Location: 3 cun below umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-4

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.2 cun
ST29 歸來 (归来)

Guīlái = Return
Location: 4 cun below umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-3

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.2 cun
ST30 氣衝 (气冲)

Qìchōng = Rushing Qi
Location: 5 cun below umbilicus 2 cun lateral to Ren-2

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST31 髀關 (髀关)

Bìguān = Thigh Gate
Location: on anterior side of thigh on line connecting ASIS and laterosuperior corner of patella on level of inferior pubis symphasis when thigh is fixed in depression lateral to Sartorius

Needling: ⊥ 1.0 – 1.5 cun; Caution: femoral artery
ST32 伏兔

Fútù = Crouching Rabbit
Location: on line connecting ASIS and lateral border of patella 6 cun above laterosuperior border of patella

Needling: ⊥ 1.0 – 1.5 cun
ST33 陰市 (阴市)

Yīnshì = Yin Market
Location: when knee is flexed point is 3 cun above laterosuperior border of patella on line joining ASIS and laterosuperior border of patella

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.0 cun
ST34 梁丘

Liángqiū = Ridge Mound
Location: when knee is flexed point is 2 cun above laterosuperior border of patella

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST35 犢鼻 (犊鼻)

Dúbí = Calf’s Nose
Location: when knee is flexed point is at lower border of patella in depression lateral to patellar ligament

Needling: ⊥ 0.7 – 1.0 cun
ST36 足三里

Zúsānlĭ = Leg Three Mile
Location: 3 cun below St-35, 1 finger breadth (middle finger) from anterior border of tibia

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.2 cun
ST37 上巨虛 (上巨虚)

Shàngjùxū = Upper Great Void
Location: 6 cun below St-35, 1 finger breadth (middle finger) from anterior border of tibia

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.2 cun
ST38 條口 (条口)

Tiáokŏu = Lines Opening
Location: 8 cun below St-35, 1 finger breadth (middle finger) from anterior border of tibia

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST39 下巨虛 (下巨虚)

Xiàjùxū = Lower Great Void
Location: 9 cun below St-35, 1 finger breadth (middle finger) from anterior border of tibia

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST40 豐隆 (丰隆)

Fēnglóng = Abundant Bulge
Location: 8 cun superior to tip of external malleolus, lateral to St-38 about 2 finger breadth (middle finger) lateral to anterior border of tibia

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
ST41 解溪

Jiĕxī = Stream Divide
Location: on dorsum of foot at midpoint of transverse crease of ankle joint in depression between tendons of extensor digitorum longus and hallucis longus approximately at level of tip of external malleolus

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
ST42 衝陽 (冲阳)

Chōngyáng = Rushing Yang
Location: on dome of instep of foot between tendons of long extensor muscle of great toe and long extensor muscle of toes where pulsation of dorsal artery of foot is palpable

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: dorsal artery/vein
ST43 陷谷

Xiàngŭ = Sunken Valley
Location: in depression distal to junction of 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
ST44 內庭 (内庭)

Nèitíng = Inner Courtyard
Location: proximal to web margin between 2nd and 3rd toes in depression distal and lateral to 2nd metatarsodigital joint

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
ST45 厲兌 (厉兑)

Lìduì = Strict Exchange
Location: on lateral side of 2nd toe 0.1 cun posterior to corner of nail

Needling: superficial 0.1 cun, prick to bleed
Moxa on the ST meridian is counterindicated on which 5 points?
ST 1, 2, 8, 9, 17