The acupuncture point "ST 1" , 承泣, is represented by "Chengqi" in pinyin and "Tear Container" in english and may be found:
Below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
ST 1 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
Slow insertion, no manipulation.
St 1 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. ST1, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver Wind