ST4 (Stomach 4) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Dicang
English Name: Earth Granary
Location: Lateral to the corner of the mouth, directly below the pupil of the eye when the eyes are looking straight ahead.
Point of intersection of Stomach channel with Colon channel, Yangqiaomai and Renmai.
Dispels wind (for facial paralysis)
Facial paralysis (deviation of mouth), excessive salivation.
Twitching/spasm of eyelid.
Trismus, trigeminal neuralgia, loss of voice/aphasia, intestinal parasitosis.
Myopia, cannot see clearly especially at night, pain and itching of eyes, lip rash, toothache with swollen cheek, fecal stoppage in children, inability to eat, swollen foot, swelling of legs, hemiplegia, ptyalism.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
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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