ST5 (Stomach 5) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Daying
English Name: -

Location: Anterior to the angle of the mandible, on the anterior border of the attached portion of m. masseter where the pulsation of the facial artery is palpable, in the groove-like depression appearing when the cheek is bulged.


Facial paralysis, trismus, swelling of the cheek, pain in the face, toothache.


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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