Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "ST 2" , 四白, is represented by "Sibai" in pinyin and "Four Whites" in english and may be found:
Below the pupil, in a depression at the infraorbital foramen.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
ST 2 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Avoid Moxa (MX)
No Deep Needling (NDN)
St 2 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore st 2 functional grouping theory - Shokanten - Nine Continent.
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. ST2, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat
ST 2 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Bells Palsy, Excessive Lacrimation (Tearing), Eye Problems, Facial Pain and/or Vision Problems