ST1 (Stomach 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Chengqi
English Name: Containg Tears

Location: With the eyes looking straight forward, the point is directly below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.


Point of the Yang Heel Vessel.


Expels wind, brightens the eyes, stops lacrimation.


Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis.


The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Stomach channel:

(ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5, ST6, ST7, ST8, ST9, ST10, ST11, ST12, ST13, ST14, ST15, ST16, ST17, ST18, ST19, ST20, ST21, ST22, ST23, ST24, ST25, ST26, ST27, ST28, ST29, ST30, ST31, ST32, ST33, ST34, ST35, ST36, ST37, ST38, ST39, ST40, ST41, ST42, ST43, ST44, ST45)

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