ST 27

Acupuncture Point Theory

ST 27 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "ST 27" , 大巨, is represented by "Daju" in pinyin and "Great Gigantic" in english and may be found:

2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 5.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Beneficial for multiple genito-urinary issues in men - impotence (erectile dysfunction), seminal emission, premature ejaculation, difficult urination, etc.
  • Irregular menstruation.
  • Abdominal pain, bloating, hernia.
  • Fear/fright with palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, etc..


St 27 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore st 27 functional grouping theory - Shokanten - Nine Continent, or read all point categories and related theory.

A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. ST27, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Heart Yin Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation and/or Shen Disturbance

ST 27 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Fear, Hernia, Insomnia, Irregular Menstruation, Palpitations, Panic Attack, Seminal Emission and/or Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

While not necessarily valid clinically, CV 5 (Generally, useful for patterns of excess involvin…), KD 14 (KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all inters…) and SP 14 (Warms the middle warmer and dissipates cold for l…) are nearby.

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